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I listened to the audiobook and the narrator was great. He utilized many voices for the different characters, and projected the story I a wonderful way. Read morePublished 1 day ago by S. R. Tounzen
“I did two things on my seventy-fifth birthday. I visited my wife’s grave. Then I joined the army.”
So begins “Old Man’s War” by John Scalzi and my renewed love for... Read more
Scalia writes good characters and blends in realistic action. It starts slow and is an obvious set up for a chain of stories, but it is good.Published 4 days ago by BorisTheBad
I loved this book the first time I read it and I still do. It is another good example of 'don't judge a book by its lackluster cover'. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Amusd_onnlookr
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Interesting premise with some insightful ruminations on life,aging and death. Not a bad read,but it just failed to pique my full interest. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Nate
This is my first Scalzi. I thought the depth of his vision was thorough and provocative . Looking forward to anotherPublished 7 days ago by Don
"One Man's War" is a collection of old men's tales about combat, with little relationship to actual war. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Kindle Customer Stephen Howard
Interesting story and I was drawn to it by the title, "Old Mans War." I'm old so go figure. If you like sci-do then you might find this an interesting story.Published 7 days ago by Call Me Interested
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|Scalzi and Heinlein||
i liked heinlein when i was young and didn't really think about his portrayals--i really liked old man's war and the series. scalzi's characters seems very true and he does not overload the morality tale of his stories
Jan 24, 2010 by Kindle Customer | See all 3 posts
|If they can create Ghost Brigades from DNA, why recruit old men?||
Belatedly, here's my take.
In our world, while a large part of the training human beings to become special forces troops is physical in nature, it taps into the psychological in a big way: do you have the guts to keep going, no matter what?
I'm guessing it would be easier to build such a... Read More
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|Who did the cover art?||
John Harris. Probably my favorite sci-fi cover artist.
Mar 20, 2012 by mike palmer | See all 2 posts
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