Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1)
Publish date: December 27th 2005
Publisher: Tor Books
Pages no: 313
Edition language: English
Series: Old Man's War (#1)
Old Man's War / John Scalzi July has proven to be a horrible month for me, so I went for a light read as the Virtual Speculation pick. Old Man's War is a light military SF read, written in a similar tradition of Starship Troopers, but it also manages to act as both a tribute and satire. In genera...
Bottom line: I am going to read more in this series. I loved it. I'm not sure I should have been as amused as I was -- and the book did take almost nearly to the end to get more serious with more involvement in the characters. The military aspect, colonization policies, ... all serious stuff ma...
I'm not sure what to make of this. I'm not sure the world really needed another Starship Troopers or even another anti-Starship Troopers and I don't even know which this is. The characters discuss whether the endless conflicts with all and sundry are really necessary or not but the genuine political...
I've been eyeing Scalzi's work for a while, but not being a huge sci-fi fan, I've always tended to pass over his books. But after getting hooked on the TV shows The Expanse and Dark Matter, and reading the first of the Expanse books and loving it, I decided - after a quick check with some long time...
This was just as good as the first time I read this several years ago.
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