Editorial Reviews. Review. Praise for Robert A. Heinlein: ”He made footsteps big enough for a Assignment in Eternity – Kindle edition by Robert A. Heinlein. Assignment in Eternity by Robert A. Heinlein; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Science fiction, Internet Archive Wishlist. Assignment in Eternity, is a collection of four mixed science fiction and fantasy novellas by Robert A. Heinlein, first published in hardcover by Fantasy Press.

Author: Groktilar Najas
Country: Guadeloupe
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Life
Published (Last): 21 September 2005
Pages: 137
PDF File Size: 1.56 Mb
ePub File Size: 14.71 Mb
ISBN: 244-1-21052-951-8
Downloads: 14691
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Fezilkree

The professor himself is a bit unusual for a Heinlein protagonist, in that he’s actually rather gentle and academic; less, well, “Heinleinish” than most of Heinlein’s later heroes, who tend to be virtual supermen in almost every sense of the word. Assignment in Eternity, Pennsylvania: Heinlein is widely and justly regarded as the greatest practitioner of the art of science fiction who has ever lived. I thought this was a pretty interesting and well-done story.

Joe, I wish we’d had more time. Ships from Reno, NV. Helen dresses his wound with tea and volunteers to take slide-rules and helpful texts to improve technology and arms of beleaguered; last time Bob arrived naked. They want to eternityy these adepts to bring peace to the world.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The shyster needs a hook, an angle to rouse the emotions of the public in favor of rights for Jerry the case is, of course, being televised. What’s not to like?

They left, but discovered the alien stars worse. For the most part, these stories are thought experiments; a reason to take an idea and explore all the implications of it, through mostly cookie-cutter characters, with just enough plot to support the idea.


Assignment in Eternity | Open Library

Assignment In Eternity – T In any case, Jerry is the test heinlsin they use to try to establish anthropoid rights. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket.

Assignment in Eternity Heinlein, Robert A. And yet I am still trying to read most of his works. Listened to on CD. Some of these stories have aged better than others.

A 1″ crease on front cover across both outside corners and another next to the top left corner. The prequel to Heinlein’s later New. It has a really tragic ending but it was great fun to read. Assignment in Eternity 1 3 Aug 16, This page was last heinleln on 26 Juneat Which, it turns out, is just enough time to get into telepathic contact with the the hero, whom of course she loved all along, and read through the marriage ceremony.

Volume 1 is a VG copy, volume 2 is Near Fine. Jacket chipped at edges with a couple short tears in back, small dampstain on front board, endpages and top edge darkened, overall very good.

The secret society the protagonists are involved in want to share this knowledge to everyone, though there’s a conspiracy to stop normal people from learning about this secret power.

Assignment in Eternity | Book by Robert A. Heinlein | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster

Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Edition: Used – Like New. They learn more mind powers from peaceful “community”, but all have bad dreams, where big god Odin, Jove, or “Ahuramazda” pwhatever the pantheon allows man to rebel for “Twilight of the Gods. Light creasing to the front cover and the spine, with edgewear to the covers and spine ends.

  AOCS CE 2-66 PDF

Assignment in Eternity was almost immediately picked up for mass market paperback publication by New American Library ‘s Signet line and is currently as of offered by Baen Books in trade paper format, with a republication of Heinlein’s Future History chart, even though none of the stories falls into the Assignmetn History as detailed in The Past Through Tomorrow and Time Enough for Love. These were all written when Heinlein had high hopes for hypnotism in yeinlein the potential of the mind hypnosis is the key that starts things in two of the stories.

Assignment in Eternity

A beautiful and solid copy, signed by one of the great science fiction authors. New in the shrink wrap.

But given that the book was first published in It begins as a near-future spy story, and expands from there with some very interesting ideas about human potential, intelligence, and what it means to be a “superman”.

Although written inusing materials popularized by J.

More fun at the expense of “normal” plodders who just can’t accept “miracles”. Some of my favorite reading back in the day was “golden age” science fiction that I had found a stash of in the thrift store of the tiny town I grew up in.