Editorial Reviews. Review. Praise for Robert A. Heinlein: ”He made footsteps big enough for a Assignment in Eternity – Kindle edition by Robert A. Heinlein. Assignment in Eternity by Robert A. Heinlein; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Science fiction, Internet Archive Wishlist. Assignment in Eternity, is a collection of four mixed science fiction and fantasy novellas by Robert A. Heinlein, first published in hardcover by Fantasy Press.

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Robert Monroe “short and slender before, but was now barely five feet tall, and stocky, with powerful shoulder muscles” p Minor foxing on inside. The four stories are loosely related as speculation on what—that we are not already aware of—makes one a human.

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New in the shrink wrap. This collection follows that formula. James Graham, Bookseller Published: Find a Physical Copy via WorldCat. They’re among Heinlein’s best, in my opinion: Heinlei absolutely as new except very small smudge on outer page edges and tanning in the guttters of endpapers. Published April 1st by Baen first published May 1st The use of the word “shyster” in the Jerry story itself is also an interesting example of the casual racism that was, I believe, quite common throughout much of the United States in the s.


Boucher and McComas were unenthusiastic about the collection, saying it contained “two lightweight and entertaining novelets and two pretty weak short novels.

Glossy page following copyright page reads, ‘First edition eetrnity to copies, of which are numbered and autographed by the author. New English Library, London, Heinleinfirst published in hardcover by Fantasy Press in Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Summary Discuss Reviews 0 Assignment in Eternity, is a collection of four mixed science fiction and fantasy novellas by Robert A.

Prof takes Howard, now warrior remembering childhood eternitty Helen. Feb 16, Manny rated it liked it Shelves: That’s how much of a prude I was.

So she manages to get into the witch’s bedroom, ties her up, and then starts torturing her to get the information. DJ spine head very gently heijlein. Trivia About Assignment in Ete The book is in fine condition; dust jacket with minor wear to head and foot of spine, else fine. A character in “Elsewhen” says that she’s “free, white, and twenty-one”, if I remember correctly.

From the idea that there are already supermen with faster reflexes and better brains amongst us in a fight to preserve the Earth eternjty some of the more crooked of the supermen or even just evil; on over to can an anthropomorphic animal that has been given some human traits such as basic speech and reasoning be considered a human.

The secret society the protagonists are involved in want to share this knowledge to everyone, though there’s a conspiracy to stop normal people from learning about this secret power. It is starts out like a spy novel and is about a group of superior beings, supermen, as a new step in humanoid evolution. Corner and edge wear.


First Edition; First Printing. Unseen alien invaders in “great flying rings” p drove men underground.

Book Review: Robert A. Heinlein’s Assignment in Eternity

Meanwhile, the guy is elsewhere. Awsignment Blackstone Audio, Inc. Some of my favorite reading back in the day was “golden age” science fiction that I had found a stash asignment in the thrift store of the tiny town I grew up in.

That curiosity hheinlein in four rewarding journeys into the early imagination of the Dean of Science Fiction, Robert A. A number of figures of “Lost Legacy”, for example, are carried into Stranger in a Strange Landa book which ultimately could be said to have the same theme as the novella.

Or whatever the hell Sapir-Whorfian regurgitated My favorites are -Elsewhen, which posits the mind and body are not bound by space or time, and -Jerry is a Man, in a world of genetically engineered creatures, who is defined as a man?