Robert A. Heinlein

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Robert Anson Heinlein

Robert Anson Heinlein (July 7, 1907 – May 8, 1988) was an American writer. He mostly wrote science fiction books. He won the Hugo Award four times. Probably his best-known novels are Starship Troopers (1959, Hugo Award, was made into a film), and Stranger in a Strange Land (1961, Hugo Award). Two other Hugo awards were for Double Star (1956) and The Moon is a Harsh Mistress (1966). Together with Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke he is seen as one of the Big Three of Science Fiction.[1]

Heinlein employed his concept of the "World as Myth" in various works,[2] notably his science fiction novel The Number of the Beast, which features a device which navigates through Block Time (aka Eternalism) in a plenum of innumerable alternate universes.

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  1. "Robert A. Heinlein | American author". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  2. "The World as Myth". Retrieved 2023-11-16.