Publish date: December 14th 2012
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
Series: Marsbound (#1)
Marsbound Trilogy review: http://infinispace.net/2015/01/review-marsbound-trilogy-joe-haldeman/ Haldeman seems completely lost here, and when when he hits 250 pages he whips out his own deus ex machina and delivers salvation to the main character and the book just, inexplicably, ENDS. Which is pro...
Marsbound invokes Heinlein at many turns, not least in its nod to Podkayne of Mars (including the female teen narrator with a younger brother and their adventures on Mars). The style is similar to Heinlein's juvenile novels, but with frank sexual intrusions that would be more characteristic of his m...
My second Haldeman book. I actually liked this one, where as I hated The Accidental Time Machine. The characters are much better developed in this novel, though the aliens come across as very human. There is a lot of deus ex machina and things are wrapped up a little too nice by outside forces at...
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