The Unpleasant Profession Of Jonathan Hoag by Robert A. Heinlein

In this speculative fiction novel, a man with no memory of his daytime activities hires a husband-and-wife detective team to follow him and uncover the truth about his mysterious occupation. As the detectives delve deeper into the case, they find themselves entangled in a surreal, nightmarish world that challenges their understanding of reality. The investigation leads them to confront a secret society and a reality-altering substance, culminating in a confrontation with the very nature of existence and the role their client plays in maintaining the balance between good and evil.

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Total Points: 102

Since this book was first published in 1942, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 102.0.

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