[LMB] Heinlein

Louann Miller domelouann at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 01:55:32 BST 2021


On Sat, Oct 2, 2021, 7:30 PM <alayne at twobikes.ottawa.on.ca> wrote:

> I certainly wouldn't describe Heinlein's books as perfect when it comes to
> female characters -- one of his best books is _Double Star_ and the female
> character in that story just begs to be given a bigger role and more
> agency and the story would have been better for it -- but at the same time
> I think he did better than most male authors of that era
>

Maybe we can say what Miles said of the Count his grandfather.  He blazed a
trail that his planet followed,  until later generations passed him and
finally left him behind.

>


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