Friday (Robert A Heinlein)

Discussion in 'Robert Heinlein' started by MythingLink, Oct 24, 2000.

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    MythingLink

    MythingLink First Prime of ASciFi

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    "Friday is a superbeing. Engineered from the finest genes, and trained to be a secret courier in a future world of chaotic ferocity and intrigue, she can think better, fight better, and make love better than any of the normal people around her." -The New York Times Book Review

    "Friday is all woman. She is as strong and resourceful and decisive as any Heinlein hero; in addition she is loving (oh, yes) and tender and very, very female. This, like so many Heinlein's works, is as joyous to read as it is provocative." Theodore Sturgeon, Los Angeles Times

    Cheers,
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    ValerieJLong

    ValerieJLong Call me "Val"

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    I just joined this board and I'm still having a look around. I truly wonder why the thread about this RAH story is unanswered and at the bottom of the list?

    For me it was one of the most emotionally touching stories Heinlein wrote - when Friday was kicked out of her Family for being a Living Artifact I could feel with her.

    Cheers
    Val
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    El Dirko

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    Are you one of them weird superbeings, too?

    Great read, btw.

    Best wishes,
    Dirk
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    Parson

    Parson This world is not my home

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    I would agree! One of Heinlein's very best. Why it went unanswered a decade ago is unclear to me. But I would think that there were not many people part of the chrons (if it even existed back then). This might come from the other forum that was merged into crons some years back. [It's all before my time and so I could be very mistaken]
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    ValerieJLong

    ValerieJLong Call me "Val"

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    I don't know about the superbeing, but I'm weird, that's true.
    And I'm somehow an artificial person, too, living and lurking in internet forums. :cool:
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    Rodders

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    I started reading this, but really lost my way about half way through and didn't bother finishing.
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    suralxiong

    suralxiong Science fiction fantasy

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    This book is a great read if you love heinlein. One of his better pieces. Friday has soul.

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