[LMB] OT - posthumous publication of a unknown Heinlein novel

Luke Bretscher rocketman0739 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 5 15:59:47 BST 2019


On Thu, Sep 5, 2019 at 8:34 AM Louann Miller <domelouann at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I've heard about this too. Apparently this is the first draft of "The
> Number of the Beast" that Heinlein, on his wife's advice, rewrote with
> massive changes because they both felt it wasn't any good. My husband, who
> is about as fanatic a RAH fan as you can get, plans to give this one a miss
> for that reason.

Heinlein's estate has always been a bit "quantity over quality" when
it comes to releasing unpublished drafts and so on.

Luke


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