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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Three revolutionaries and sentient supercomputer Mike attempt to wrest control of their lunar civilization from the corrupt and greedy Lunar Authority. Heinlein builds a rational world in which ... Read full review
I bought this book as a gift for my husband. He thought it was OK. It is old science fiction. Then he gave it to his father. His father liked it. Read full review