- ISBN 9780312875572 / 0312875576
- Title The Fantasies of Robert A. Heinlein
- Author Robert A. Heinlein
- Category Fantasy
- Format Paperback
- Year 2002
- Pages 352
- Publisher Tor Books
- Language English
- Dimensions 150mm x 23mm x 226mm
All the short stories and novellas that the “dean of SF” himself considered fantasies have now been collected in one big volume for the first time.
Robert A. Heinlein, the dean of American SF writers, also wrote fantasy fiction throughout his long career, but especially in the early 1940s. The Golden Age of SF was also a time of revolution in fantasy fiction, and Heinlein was at the forefront. His fantasies were convincingly set in the real world, particularly those published in the famous magazine “Unknown Worlds, ”including such stories as “Magic, Inc.,” "'They—, '“ and ”The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag." Now all of Heinlein's best fantasy short stories, most of them long novellas, have been collected in one big volume for the first time.
Robert A Heinlein is considered one of the Big Three of classic science fiction (along with Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke).? Heinlein is a seven-time Hugo Award recipient and was given the first Grand Master Nebula Award for lifetime achievement. Heinlein's juveniles alone have influenced generations of scientists, engineers and creators the world over (for instance, it was once estimated that everyone in the Apollo 11 mission control room had read and loved at least one Heinlein novel). His worldwide bestsellers include"Have Space Suit?Will Travel, Stranger in a Strange Land, Starship Tro