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Amazing Military Science Fiction. The premise is really interesting and sets up some interesting dynamics. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Amazon Customer
Scalzi takes an interesting concept and really pushes it out to the limit. His style is relaxed and easy to follow, and makes for a thoroughly enjoyable story. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Travis
Wow. What a stunning failure. What a shocking disappointment. Scalzi, I know, has developed an excellent reputation, been nominated for several awards, and has won many as well. Read morePublished 12 days ago by J. Aaron Bellamy
There's nothing more I can add that the title doesn't already say.Published 13 days ago by Dolittle
I'm looking forward to read the rest of the series. As a lasting impression though, I think this would stay a four-star in my experiencePublished 13 days ago by Gissur Jónsson
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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
Mar 26, 2014 by Anthony Prudori | See all 4 posts
|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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