The moon is a harsh mistress: the science fiction classic

By: Heinlein, Robert A
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London Hodder And Stoughton 2015Description: 408 p.ISBN: 9781473616127Subject(s): Imaginary wars and battles | Penal colonies | Moon - Colonization - Fiction | Space flight to the moon | Science fictionDDC classification: 813.54 Summary: Life isn't easy for the political dissidents and convicts who live in the scattered colonies that make up lunar civilisation. Everything is regulated strictly, efficiently and cheaply by a central supercomputer, HOLMES IV. When humble technician Mannie O'Kelly-Davis discovers that HOLMES IV has quietly achieved consciousness (and developed a sense of humour), the choice is clear: either report the problem to the authorities... or become friends.And perhaps overthrow the government while they're at it. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress has been called Robert A. Heinlein's crowning achievement. His best-known novels include Starship Troopers Mistress and Stranger in a Strange Land. https://www.hodder.co.uk/books/detail.page?isbn=9781444791044
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Life isn't easy for the political dissidents and convicts who live in the scattered colonies that make up lunar civilisation. Everything is regulated strictly, efficiently and cheaply by a central supercomputer, HOLMES IV.
When humble technician Mannie O'Kelly-Davis discovers that HOLMES IV has quietly achieved consciousness (and developed a sense of humour), the choice is clear: either report the problem to the authorities... or become friends.And perhaps overthrow the government while they're at it.
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress has been called Robert A. Heinlein's crowning achievement. His best-known novels include Starship Troopers Mistress and Stranger in a Strange Land.

https://www.hodder.co.uk/books/detail.page?isbn=9781444791044

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