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Good science fiction concept. Good story. The book is exciting and fast pace since page 1, but the ending a little bit anti-dramatic comparing to the rest.Published 2 days ago by Hillsboro97124
This novel delivers a unique perspective on interstellar war and technology used to fight each battle. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Geoff
Old Man's War is a great twist on the Starship Troopers theme.Published 5 days ago by Tahlia Demaio
I love the way Scalzi writes. This book has been one of my favorites re-reads over the last few years. Read morePublished 8 days ago by J. Flood
I got hooked on this series from the very first book (this one). Great characters that the reader can relate to. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Pamela J. Fox
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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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