The Forever War
The Forever War is a science fiction classic that chronicles the life of William Mandella. Due to the time distortion associated with deep space travel, he is present during both the first and the last battle of a thousand year old conflict with the alien Taurans. A masterpiece of not just... show more
The Forever War is a science fiction classic that chronicles the life of William Mandella. Due to the time distortion associated with deep space travel, he is present during both the first and the last battle of a thousand year old conflict with the alien Taurans. A masterpiece of not just science fiction, The Forever War illustrates the futility of all wars and their effect on the human soul.
Publish date: 2012-08-29
Publisher: Ridan Publishing
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
Series: The Forever War (#1)
This book is a little hard to rate. My three-star rating is based more on my level of enjoyment while reading the book than on its merit as a work of classic military science fiction. My interest fluctuated and, despite that it’s only 278 pages, I started to get particularly impatient with it in t...
داستانی که در اول بچگانه و مسخره به نظر میرسید به کجاها که نرسید. و «ویلیام ماندلا» که با این همه مشکل، از پسِ ۱۱۴۳ سال جنگ برآمد و به «مریگی پاتر»ی رسید که این همه دوستش داشت؛ خوش به حالش، خوش به حال هردوشان
Sci-fi military at it's best about.A senseless war that lasts centuries due to time dilation of space travel at light speed and beyond. This time dilation makes for some interesting times when soldiers return as for them only months have passed while on Earth years have passed. It also makes for int...
A quick read. I'm surprising myself a bit by remarking on this, but The Forever War just didn't create much of an emotional connection to its characters. Starship Troopers was a much more engaging read. [spoiler] It was two stars, and then it killed the cat. Plus the whole reprogramming homosexual...
This is, simply put, one of the best books I have ever read. It's deceptively well written. Although the prose is fairly straightforward, it seamlessly meshes hard science fiction, space opera, military SF, and what I think of as "soft SF" (science fiction that maintains a focus on the so-called "...