Farnham's freehold

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New American Library, 1965 - Fiction - 256 pages
37 Reviews
A nuclear blast hurls an American family into a future "utopia" based on ancient evil. Hugh Farnham and his family would be slaves unless he could find a way to escape beyond the reach of the Master Race.

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The ideals and characterization in it are outdated. - Goodreads
The character development in the novel was terrible. - Goodreads
Unfortunately, his ability as a writer is hit and miss. - Goodreads
The plot started off okay and then went downhill. - Goodreads
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Excellente comienzo, mas bién pobre final. La historia tiene asimetría en la línea de tiempo...a veces pasa demasiado rápido, a veces es lento y detallado. No permite al lector acostumbrarse a un pace interesante. Buen libro, aunque probablemente not a repeat. December 16th, 2007.

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This is brilliantly terrible. I can list many things about it that I hated. Not least the writing of the female characters being one dimensional, flat and grossly unbelievable. Or the 'right-on ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
7
Section 2
16
Section 3
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About the author (1965)

Robert Anson Heinlein was born on July 7, 1907 in Butler, Mo. The son of Rex Ivar and Bam Lyle Heinlein, Robert Heinlein had two older brothers, one younger brother, and three younger sisters. Moving to Kansas City, Mo., at a young age, Heinlein graduated from Central High School in 1924 and attended one year of college at Kansas City Community College. Following in his older brother's footsteps, Heinlein entered the Navel Academy in 1925. After contracting pulmonary tuberculosis, of which he was later cured, Heinlein retired from the Navy and married Leslyn Macdonald. Heinlein was said to have held jobs in real estate and photography, before he began working as a staff writer for Upton Sinclair's EPIC News in 1938. Still needing money desperately, Heinlein entered a writing contest sponsored by the science fiction magazine Thrilling Wonder Stories. Heinlein wrote and submitted the story "Life-Line," which went on to win the contest. This guaranteed Heinlein a future in writing. Using his real name and the pen names Caleb Saunders, Anson MacDonald, Lyle Monroe, John Riverside, and Simon York, Heinlein wrote numerous novels including For Us the Living, Methuselah's Children, and Starship Troopers, which was adapted into a big-budget film for Tri-Star Pictures in 1997. Heinlein died in 1988 from emphysema and other related health problems. Heinlein's remains were scattered from the stern of a Navy warship off the coast of California.

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