Starship Troopers (Audiocd)
In one of Heinlein's most controversial best-sellers, a recruit in a future world is sent through the toughest boot camp in the Universe to join the Terran Mobile Infantry in battle against mankind's most alarming enemy.Juan Rico signed up with the Federal Reserve on a lark, but despite the... show more
In one of Heinlein's most controversial best-sellers, a recruit in a future world is sent through the toughest boot camp in the Universe to join the Terran Mobile Infantry in battle against mankind's most alarming enemy.Juan Rico signed up with the Federal Reserve on a lark, but despite the hardships and rigorous training, he finds himself determined to make it as a cap trooper. In boot camp he learns how to become a soldier, but it is in war that he will learn why.Many consider this Hugo Award-winning book to be Heinlein's best. Forget the battle scenes and the high-tech weapons; this is Heinlein in his element, talking people and politics.
Publish date: February 1st 2007
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Edition language: English
Word of warning. I’m going to discourse both on the book and on the Verhoeven’s movie. He didn't include them as "grunts" probably because the training was sufficiently hard that most wouldn't have made it. If you read the description of the training it wasn't just 12 weeks square-bashing, it read...
Sometimes it is really hard to drag up out of one's deep memory the names of all the books that I have read. Granted, I could list all of the Little Golden Books that I read as a child, but somehow I think that defeats the purpose of listing all the books that one has read on Booklikes (though I jus...
Great book but nothing like the movie. If you've seen the movie but not read the book, you owe to yourself to do so.
Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is my very first Robert A. Heinlein book. I've heard of his books for so many years, and yet have been repelled from reading. I think the reason is that I was tucking these type of books away when I'm so sick of what is being relea...
Thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. I had a hard time putting it down and sped through it. For a military adventure set during a war it had a surprisingly small amount of action, though it added to the realism. All in all I would recommend this book to just about anyone.