I was curious to know if anyone has read any of Heinlein's literature? Many consider him to be the king of science fiction, and I tend to agree.
I've read Stranger in a Strange Land, Friday, Starship Troopers, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress and The Cat Who Walks Through Walls. My favorite, of course, being Stranger. If you haven't read this book, I highly recommend you take a trip to the library tommorow and check it out immediately.
Though he injects a lot of his own philosophies in his characters, it makes for one hell of a read. Jubal, being my absolute favorite fictional character, has proven time and time again his conquering of the academic world as well as his own castle. I would do anything for his style of living.
So, anyone read any of these?
No, never even heard of Heinlein's but that is perhaps because I don't like science fiction
I have read Stranger and Starship Troopers was a constant reading companion for many years.
The Starship Troopers movie may me cry it was sooo bad but the animated series kicked butt.
Im not sure how a Stranger movie would work. I think it could be a good movie but would be very easy to mess up. Also there is alot of data to cover and then what about the sexuality in the book?
Also there is alot of data to cover and then what about the sexuality in the book?
I can't tell you how many times I've thought about that. A movie could never do the book justice. I certainly wouldn't watch it.