Title Profile & Character Information

Stranger in a Strange Land

Annotation
The Hugo Award-winning and controversial science fiction masterpiece from Robert A. Heinlein, the New York Times bestselling author of Starship Troopers.

Valentine Michael Smith is a man raised by Martians. Sent to Earth, he must learn what it is to be human. But his beliefs and his powers far exceed the limits of man, and his arrival leads to a transformation that will alter Earth's inhabitants forever...

Awards
1962  Hugo Awards

Characters
NameSmith, Valentine Michael
GenderMale
TraitHeir

GenreScience fiction
    --New age
Sociological
Classic
Fiction
TopicsMorality
Meaning of love
Social movements
Human nature
Psychic abilities
SettingEarth