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"...And He Built a Crooked House". 1941
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"...And He Built a Crooked House"
by Robert A. Heinlein
published in:
Astounding Science-Fiction
Edited by John W. Campbell
February 1941 - Vol.XXVI, No.6
Street & Smith Publications
New York
Cover illustration by Hubert Rogers
164 pages
Price: $0.20

"...And He Built a Crooked House", a novelette by Robert A. Heinlein, can be found on pages 68-83.

The text includes illustrations by Charles Schneeman on pages 69, 72, 75 and 76.

Reprinted in:

  • The Pocket Book of Science-Fiction (1943, edited by Donald A. Wollheim)
  • The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag (1959)
  • 6 x H (1961)
  • The Best of Robert Heinlein (1973)
  • The Fantasies of Robert A. Heinlein (1999)
  • Off the Main Sequence (2005)
  • Creating a Genre (2010)
The May 1941 issue of Astounding contained a Future History timeline chart that included "...And He Built a Crooked House", but it has not been included in:
  • any collections of Future History short fiction
  • later versions of the timeline chart
  • the Virginia Edition volumes of Future History stories.
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The architect had a weird and wonderful idea for a super-modern house. The sort of thing that California permits usings. But the slight jar of an earthquake rather changed it...

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