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Armor - John Steakley
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780879979799 (0879979798)
Publisher: Daw Books
Pages no: 426
Edition language: English
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3.0 Armor / John Steakley
Felix is an Earth soldier, encased in special body armor designed to withstand Earth's most implacable enemy-a bioengineered, insectoid alien horde. But Felix is also equipped with internal mechanisms that enable him, and his fellow soldiers, to survive battle situations that would destroy a man's m...
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3.5 Armor
Well I've been wondering what to say about Armor. Its a scifi novel its true, but its a novel that could have been just as easily set during Vietnam or World War II, or the American Civil War or any great and momentous conflict of our time or of history. Indeed other books have been written along th...
nouveau rated it
4.0 Armor
extended metaphor for western identity in a communities and relationship oriented world? or just good space opera? sci-fi classic armor . quite obviously vietnam war metaphor. (khe sanh and dien bien phu) but Steakley was in university during the war. ha! talk about confounded expectations.so, just...
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"Check Six" rated it
Oh man, if only the whole book was a good as the last 100 pages, it would get 5 Stars not just 3. Alas, there are two or three great stories here, but none are fully fleshed out. The first story is about Felix, a survior of uncounted "drops" on Banshee, home of the enemy "Ants". Felix is the ultimat...
caseyreads rated it
My boyfriend gave this to me to read before we started dating - it's his favorite book. I think this book really hits home for some, and falls short for others. Depends on what has happened to you personally and your ability to relate to the main character. For me, I couldn't relate so much.This is ...
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