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Methuselah"s children.

Robert A. Heinlein

Methuselah"s children.

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Published by Science Fiction Book Club in London .
Written in English


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Originally published, London, Victor Gollancz, 1958.

SeriesScience Fiction BookClub -- 89
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Open LibraryOL13814371M


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Methuselah’s Children is the first book by Grandmaster Robert Heinlein to introduce one of his most famous characters. Lazarus Long, the oldest man alive, is certainly a character indeed. He reminds me of a more modern and “Common Man” version of Edgar Rice Burrough’s John s: Methuselah’s Children is the first book by Grandmaster Robert Heinlein to introduce one of his most famous characters.

Lazarus Long, the oldest man alive, is certainly a character indeed. He reminds me of a more modern and “Common Man” version of Edgar Rice Burrough’s John Carter/5(). In stories like Methuselahs Children, a reader can read into the book as much as he/she wants to and still walk away from the story feeling good about the whole experience.

The book will challenge readers in its ability to make them think critically about a societys will to accept change, and accept differences.4/5. Methuselah's Children Book Summary and Study Guide. Robert A. Heinlein Booklist Robert A.

Heinlein Message Board. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Methuselah's Children; The Americans are very proud of their free society until it is rumoured that the Howard Families have the secret to immortality. The Families, led by the rapscallious.

Revolt in is much better and also more timely than A Handmaid's Tale. The science of persuasion stuff in this book seems extremely up to the minute if you have been following Scott Adam's opinions.

I enjoyed re-reading this book which I last read when I was in junior high school close to 50 years ago/5(). Considered by many to be the most intruiging book of Heinlein career. Methuselah's Children is the backbone of Heinlein's universe.

It sets up the story of the long lived famlies that are part of many of his other stories ie. Time Enough For Love, To Sail Beyond the Sunset, The Number of the Beast, The Cat Who Walks Through Walls, and many others.5/5(5).

Methuselah's Children is the first on the series. Read, "Time enough for love" for the next installment. For the complete story line, you should read: Methuselah's Children Time Enough for Love The Moon is a Harsh Mistress.

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/5(17). ‎Lazarus Long, member of a select group bred for generations to live far beyond normal human lifespans, helps his kind escape persecution after word leaks out and angry crowds accuse them of withholding the “secret” of longevity.

Lazarus and his /5(97). Methuselah (Hebrew: מְתוּשֶׁלַח Məṯūšélaḥ, in pausa מְתוּשָׁלַח Məṯūšā́laḥ, "Man of the javelin" or "Death of Sword"; Greek: Μαθουσαλά Mathousalá) was a biblical patriarch and a figure in Judaism, Christianity, and to have died at the age ofhe lived the longest of all figures mentioned in the en: Lamech, and other sons and daughters.

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Editions for Methuselah's Children: (hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Mass Market Paperback publi. After the fall of the American Ayatollahs as foretold in Stranger in a Strange Land and chronicled in Revolt inthe United States of America at last fulfills the promise inherent in its first Revolution: for the first time in human history there is a nation with Liberty and Justice for All.

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No one may seize or harm the person or property of another, or invade his privacy, or force him to. Methuselah's Children is the first book explaining how the long lifers got started.

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No one may seize or harm the person or property of another, or invade his privacy, or force him to. The Howard Families were the product of a genetic experiment, an interbreeding programme which had produced one hundred thousand people with an average life expectancy of a century and a half.

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Heinlein first published Methuselah's Children in a serialized version in the magazine Astounding Science Fiction in July through September He completely rewrote, expanded and republished the novel independently in Revolt in & Methuselah's Children by Heinlein, Robert A.

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Heinlein. ***.Back in the s and s I was a rabid reader of science fiction. I think part of the reason was that we were on the cusp a huge number of discoveries in the 4/5(1). Methuselah's Children (Audiobook CD): Heinlein, Robert A.: After the fall of the American Ayatollahs as foretold in Stranger in a Strange Land and chronicled in Revolt inthe United States of America at last fulfills the promise inherent in its first Revolution: for the first time in human history there is a nation with Liberty and Justice for All.

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Get this from a library. Methuselah's children. [Robert A Heinlein] -- Lazarus Long, member of a select group bred for generations to live far beyond normal human lifespans, helps his kind escape persecution after word leaks out and angry crowds accuse them of. Through carefully controlled inbreeding, somemembers of the Howard Families have achieved a life expectancy twice that of ordinary men and women- and this, when revealed, earns them the envy and enmity of the shorter-lived.

Escaping, en masse in a space ship, they travel from one planet to another but cannot find another home until their final return to earth. A genetic gambit- and. Methuselah, also spelled Methushael, Hebrew Bible (Old Testament) patriarch whose life span as recorded in Genesis () was years; he has survived in legend and tradition as the longest-lived human.

Genesis tells nothing about Methuselah beyond sparse genealogical details: he was the great-great-great-great-grandson of Seth, the child of Adam and Eve begotten more than a century after Cain.

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Heinlein, four-time winner of the Hugo Award and recipient of three Retro Hugos, received the first Grand Master Nebula Award for lifetime achievement. His worldwide bestsellers have been translated into 22 languages and include Stranger in a Strange Land, Starship Troopers, Time Enough for Love, and The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress.

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Rear Cover Synopsis "After the fall of the American Ayatollahs as foretold in 'Stranger in a Strange Land' and chronicled in 'Revolt in ', the United States of America at last fulfills the promise inherent in its first Revolution; for the first time in human history there is a nation with Liberty and Justice for all.

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"Methuselah's Children": Americans are fiercely proud of the freedom they seized in "Revolt in ". Nothing could.