Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Starship Troopers ISBN: 1473616115 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781473616110 Издательство: Hodder Рейтинг: Цена: от 1144 р. Наличие на складе: Есть
Описание: The science fiction masterpiece - and basis for Paul Verhoeven`s 1997 cult classic film.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: For us, the living ISBN: 0743491548 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780743491549 Издательство: Simon & Schuster Цена: 949 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (2 шт.) Описание: From Grandmaster Robert A. Heinlein comes a long-lost first novel, written in 1939 and never before published, introducing ideas and themes that would shape his career and define the genre that is synonymous with his name.
July 12, 1939 Perry Nelson is driving along the palisades when suddenly another vehicle swerves into his lane, a tire blows out, and his car careens off the road and over a bluff. The last thing he sees before his head connects with the boulders below is a girl in a green bathing suit, prancing along the shore....
When he wakes, the girl in green is a woman dressed in furs and the sun-drenched shore has transformed into snowcapped mountains. The woman, Diana, rescues Perry from the bitter cold and takes him inside her home to rest and recuperate.
Later they debate the cause of the accident, for Diana is unfamiliar with the concept of a tire blowout and Perry cannot comprehend snowfall in mid-July. Then Diana shares with him a vital piece of information: The date is now January 7. The year...2086.
When his shock subsides, Perry begins an exhaustive study of global evolution over the past 150 years. He learns, among other things, that a United Europe was formed and led by Edward, Duke of Windsor; former New York City mayor LaGuardia served two terms as president of the United States; the military draft was completely reconceived; banks became publicly owned and operated; and in the year 2003, two helicopters destroyed the island of Manhattan in a galvanizing act of war. This education in the ways of the modern world emboldens Perry to assimilate to life in the twenty-first century.
But education brings with it inescapable truths -- the economic and legal systems, the government, and even the dynamic between men and women remain alien to Perry, the customs of the new day continually testing his mental and emotional resolve. Yet it is precisely his knowledge of a bygone era that will serve Perry best, as the man from 1939 seems destined to lead his newfound peers even further into the future than they could have imagined.
A classic example of the future history that Robert Heinlein popularized during his career, "For Us, The Living" marks both the beginning and the end of an extraordinary arc of political, social, and literary crusading that comprises his legacy. Heinlein could not have known in 1939 how the world would change over the course of one and a half centuries, but we have our own true world history to compare with his brilliant imaginings, rendering "For Us, The Living" not merely a novel, but a time capsule view into our past, our present, and perhaps our future.
The novel is presented here with an introduction by acclaimed science fiction writer Spider Robinson and an afterword by Professor Robert James of the Heinlein Society.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Glory Road ISBN: 0765312220 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780765312228 Издательство: Holtzbrink(MPS)/MPS Цена: 2280 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: E. C. "Scar" Gordon was on the French Riviera recovering from a tour of combat in Southeast Asia, but he hadn't given up his habit of scanning the Personals in the newspaper. One ad in particular leapt out at him: "ARE YOU A COWARD? This is not for you. We badly need a brave man. He must be 23 to 25 years old, in perfect health, at least six feet tall, weigh about 190 pounds, fluent English, with some French, proficient in all weapons, some knowledge of engineering and mathematics essential, willing to travel, no family or emotional ties, indomitably courageous and handsome of face and figure. Permanent employment, very high pay, glorious adventure, great danger. You must apply in person, rue Dante, Nice, 2me étage, apt. D." How could you not answer an ad like that, especially when it seemed to describe you perfectly? Well, except maybe for the "handsome" part, but that was in the eye of the beholder anyway. So he went to that apartment and was greeted by the most beautiful woman he'd ever met. She seemed to have many names, but agreed he could call her "Star." A pretty appropriate name, as it turned out, for the empress of twenty universes. Robert A. Heinlein's one true fantasy novel, " Glory Road "is as much fun today as when he wrote it after "Stranger in a Strange Land." Heinlein proves himself as adept with sword and sorcery as with rockets and slide rules and the result is exciting, satirical, fast-paced, funny and tremendously readable -- a favorite of all who have read it. "Glory Road" is a masterpiece of escapist entertainment with a typically Heinleinian sting in its tail. Tor is proud to return this all-time classic to hardcover to be discovered by a new generation of readers.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: The Door into Summer ISBN: 057512072X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780575120723 Издательство: Orion Publishers Рейтинг: Цена: 1137 р. Наличие на складе: Есть (1 шт.) Описание: A popular and enduring time travel tale by one of science fiction`s all-time greats.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Between Planets ISBN: 0345320999 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345320995 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 664 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: A revolution on Venus, sparked by governmental disregard for the rights of the individual, forces a young citizen of the Interplanetary Federation to come to terms with his own sense of allegiance.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Citizen of Galaxy ISBN: 0345342445 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345342447 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 664 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Thorby travels through the galaxy on the Free Trading ship Sisu in an effort to escape the horrors of life on the planets.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Door Into Summer ISBN: 0345330129 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345330123 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 759 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Daniel Davis, put into a state of suspended animation for 30 years, awakens to a startling discovery.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Double Star ISBN: 0345330137 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345330130 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 759 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Friday ISBN: 034530988X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345309884 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 759 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: In a Balkanized North America of the near future, threatened by imminent extinction, a strikingly beautiful and resourceful interplanetary secret agent--an Artificial Person named Friday--tries to survive a gigantic human comedy.
Описание: The Pursuit of the Pankera is one of the most audacious experiments ever done in science fiction.
The legendary Robert A. Heinlein wrote The Number of the Beast, which was published in 1980. In the book Zeb, Deety, Hilda and Jake are ambushed by the alien "Black Hats" and barely escape with their lives on a specially configured vehicle (the Gay Deceiver) which can travel along various planes of existence, allowing them to visit parallel universes.
However, unknown to most fans, Heinlein had already written a "parallel" novel about the four characters and parallel universes in 1977. He effectively wrote two parallel novels about parallel universes. The novels share the same start, but as soon as the Gay Deceiver is used to transport them to a parallel universe, each book transports them to a totally different parallel world.
From that point on the plot lines diverge completely. While The Number of the Beast morphs into something very different, more representative of later Heinlein works, The Pursuit of the Pankera remains on target with a much more traditional Heinleinesque storyline and ending, reminiscent of his earlier works.
The Pursuit of the Pankera was never published and there have been many competing theories as to why (including significant copyright issues in 1977). Over time the manuscript was largely forgotten but survived in fragments. A recent re-examination of these fragments, however, made it clear that put together in the right order they constituted the complete novel.
And here it finally is: Robert A. Heinlein's audacious experiment. A fitting farewell from one of the most inventive science fiction writers to have ever lived: a parallel novel about parallel universes.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Job ISBN: 0345316509 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345316509 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 759 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: On vacation in Polynesia, Alex Hergensheimer experiences a series of world-changes, all of which point to Armageddon and reveal him to be a pawn in the ancient feud between God and Lucifer.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Number of the Beast ISBN: 0449130703 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780449130704 Издательство: Random House (USA) Рейтинг: Цена: 759 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: The unusual adventures of four geniuses who are forced to flee their universe when they unexpectedly become the target of alien malevolence.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Puppet Masters ISBN: 0345330145 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345330147 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 759 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Earth is invaded by alien creatures with indestructible reproductive abilities and the power to control human thought.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Red Planet ISBN: 0345340396 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345340399 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 664 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
Описание: A young colonist on Mars befriends a strange round creature called Willis who gets him into trouble when he goes away to school, but whose presence and friendship finally enable the colonials to negotiate a treaty with the Martians.
Автор: Heinlein Robert A. Название: Rolling Stones ISBN: 034532451X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780345324511 Издательство: Random House (USA) Цена: 664 р. Наличие на складе: Нет в наличии.
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