[LMB] Heinlein

Raymond Collins rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 3 23:58:46 BST 2021


I tried to read that book a long time ago. I couldn't get into it either. I
totally forgot about until you brought it up.

On Sat, Oct 2, 2021, 10:14 PM Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com> wrote:

> To be fair,  he wasn't in good shape at the time.  He had some sort of
> stroke around the time he was done with it and didn't get to go over the
> MS, at least as I recall.
>
> On Sat, Oct 2, 2021, 10:08 PM Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Elizabeth Holden <alzurite at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Alayne said:
> > >> Last year, I got the audiobook of _I Will Fear No Evil_ from the
> library
> > >> and returned it after getting to the point that the main character
> wakes
> > >> up after the transplant. I realized I loathed *everyone* in it --
> > > I can't recall if I read that one; I think not. Shall I guess that his
> > > writing was, generally speaking, uneven?
> >
> > Approximately: A Heinleinian curmudgeon dies suddenly -- heart attack,
> > or something like that.  By chance, at the same time, his extremely hot
> > secretary is in a serious accident and brain-dead.  A brain transplant
> > is performed.  The curmudgeon spends the rest of a very long book in
> > a female body, hearing what he believes is the voice of the secretary
> > advising him about female sexuality.  There is much pontification.
> >
> > It isn't one of his better works.
> >
> > Joel
> >
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