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It is not a good thing when the alien character appears more human than the humans.
Joe Haldeman has excelled at remaining true to the genre, writing thought provoking science fiction wrapped around interesting stories.
This could have been a much better book but I got the sense that the Author was rushing to get to the end.
This mostly worked well for me. There is an interesting alien POV character with a nice character arc. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Benjamin Crowell
It was a good read but constantly swapping viewpoints; confusing. The end was rather abrupt and short but good overall.Published 17 days ago by Gary
I really enjoyed this highly original story. It's always interesting when an author injects aliens into history, offering alternate explanations to our understanding of the past. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Abe
Haldeman has always impressed me with his mature, hardboiled SF writing, usually careful to keep the conceptual wanderings well in sight of their scientific base-camp. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Corey Lidster
Most First Contact books are about the First Contact as seen from the human perspective, but this book has the distinction of being from the alien perspective, which I found... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Sy
Joe Haldeman is a master, but the ending should have been tragic. Let's see the ending you penned before the editor got hold of it.Published 3 months ago by shane
A combination of "coming of age" cleverness and sci-fi imagination that will delight and befuddle. Leaves you wondering what it would be like to be your own creator.Published 3 months ago by Gerald W. Bollman
I'm a great fan of Joe Haldeman. Reading The Forever War as a teenager almost ruined me for Science Fiction. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Scott Cherf