|Genre:||Science fiction short story|
|Preceded by:||On the Slopes of Vesuvius|
|Followed by:||Space Jockey|
“The Green Hills of Earth” is a science fiction short story by Robert A. Heinlein, and the title of a song, “The Green Hills of Earth,” mentioned in several of his novels. One of his “Future History” stories, the short story originally appeared in “The Saturday Evening Post” February 8, 1947.
“This is the story of Rhysling, the Blind Singer of the Spaceways—but not the official version.”—The Past Through Tomorrow, p. 363