Questions for a Soldier
Publish date: December 1st 2005
Publisher: Subterranean Press
Pages no: 30
Edition language: English
Series: Old Man's War (#1)
Questions for a Soldier was initially a chapbook (that is, a short story published in a minimally bound book format) that was released by a small press to further the story of Old Man's War. I'm not sure exactly when it was released, but its chronology in the universe of the series is between books...
Writing: 4Story/Plot: 4Depth/Detail: 3Enjoyment: 4This is a quick, down-and-dirty little short story/novella from John Scalzi, in the rather unique format of an interview transcript. It follows the main character of The Old Man's War, John Perry, as he answers questions on one of the CDF colonies. I...
Having just come off a very thick and marvelous novel, I felt like something short and light. I love Scalzi. Even in this little throwaway story he manages to make some very earnest points. personal copy