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Record Number: 51420
Common Sense. 1941 Common Sense
by Robert A. Heinlein
published in:
Astounding Science-Fiction
Edited by John W. Campbell.
October 1941. Vol.XXVIII, No.2.*
Street & Smith Publications.
New York.
Cover illustration by Hubert Rogers.
164 pages.
Price: $0.20.

Common Sense, a Future History novella by Robert A. Heinlein, can be found on pages 102-155.

The text includes illustrations by Paul Orban on pages 103, 108, 111, 118 and 131.

Reprinted in:

  • Off the Main Sequence (2005)
  • The Future History of Robert Heinlein: Volume II (2010)
Universe and its sequel Common Sense were published together as Orphans of the Sky (1963).

This issue of Astounding also included By His Bootstraps, a short story by RAH writing as Anson MacDonald.

*Issued in October 1941 in the US, but in December 1941 in the UK.

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