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Heinlein, Robert A.

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Lorenzo, an out of work actor in the year 2100, finds himself agreeing to play the most difficult role of his life--posing as a double for a missing political leader whose presence is necessary to prevent interplanetary war. Winner of the Hugo Award.

"In this intricately plotted novel of interplanetary intrigue, Heinlein is at his best."
- St. Louis Post Dispatch

"Pleasant and exciting reading."
- Galaxy Science-Fiction

"Bears the Heinlein cache of credible authenticity."
- Anthony Boucher (Fantasy and Science-Fiction)

"Not only America's premier writer of speculative fiction, but the greatest writer of such fiction in the world."
- Stephen King

"There is no other writer whose work has exhilarated me as often and to such an extent as Heinlein."
- Dean Koontz

"One of the most influential writers in American Literature."
- The New York Times Book Review