The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
It is a tale of revolution, of the rebellion of a former penal colony on the Moon against its masters on the Earth. It is a tale of a culture whose family structures are based on the presence of two men for every woman, leading to novel forms of marriage and family. It is the story of the disparate people - a computer technician, a vigorous young female agitator, and an elderly academic - who become the movement's leaders. And it is the story of Mike, the supercomputer whose sentience is known only to the revolt's inner circle, who for reasons of his own is committed to the revolution's ultimate success.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MissJessie - LibraryThing
This is one of my all-time favorite Sci-Fi books, and in fact, all time favorite books of any genre. While somewhat dated, it still presents an alternative to the evolution of society as we know it ... Read full review
Review: The Moon Is a Harsh MistressUser Review - Manny - Goodreads
THIS REVIEW CONTAINS MULTIPLE HEINLEIN SPOILERS Robert Heinlein was a good friend of AI legend Marvin Minsky (check out his people page! It's interesting!), and I've heard that they often used to chat ... Read full review