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Farnham's Freehold. 1964 Farnham's Freehold
by Robert A. Heinlein
First Edition 1964
G.P. Putnam's Sons
New York
Hardback in dust jacket
Cover illustration by Irv Docktor
Interior illustrations by Virgil Finlay

316 pages
Price: $4.95

Farnham's Freehold, a novel by Robert A. Heinlein.

First published in slightly condensed form as a serial in Worlds of If Science Fiction (July, August and October 1964 issues).

The image opposite and the blurb below are from the 1967 Corgi paperback edition. Cover illustrator unknown.

Publisher’s Blurb – Lower Cover

For FARNHAM'S FREEHOLD is the startling and controversial S.F. novel —about which no two critics could agree.

"Left me feeling not at all well" says one reviewer.

"Science Fiction to call all man's preconceptions and conventions in doubt" writes Brian Aldiss.

It could be called a novel of Time—of Race—of Ideology—of a nuclear nightmare with a twist.

And FARNHAM'S FREEHOLD is all of these things—a novel defying the unwritten rules of Science Fiction—a novel that only , Heinlein, grand master of S.F. could write.

Publisher’s Blurb – Page One
It starts with the Bomb–but that is only the beginning.

This is no story of a nuclear-scarred earth, of fallout and radiation sickness.

It is a story of a family who expected a shattered world–and found instead something utterly incredible...

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