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I would highly recommend it to any science fiction or military fiction reader.
An obvious influence for this book is Robert Heinlein's Starship Troopers, but Scalzi's work is still its own distinct story.
A very well written book, humorous, fast paced with an interesting story for someone liking military science fiction.
Before reading this book I had just finished "THE MARTIAN". That story of survival by one man v/s the MARTIAN environment seemed much more plausible and "real" with the use of... Read morePublished 9 hours ago by Dr Robert E. Ware
It was ok. Not as good or thought provoking as the other books it's categorized with. I doubt I'll continue the series until I've read several other classicsPublished 13 hours ago by BTR
Great book. Takes into account the time dilation effect in extreme speed which is cool. Very interesting take on the futurePublished 1 day ago by E. Lundeen
I enjoyed his inventiveness (never seen this line of story before) however once the action started, the actual fighting, the aliens were too alike all aggressive, all gladiators... Read morePublished 1 day ago by Barry Simonsen
Have you ever just read a book that was so good that you pinch yourself a few times to make sure it's real? That was the feeling I had the entire time I was reading Old Man's War. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Obsidian Blue
An amazing read, fast paced action packed with just the right ammount of theoretical physics to make it interesting. Read morePublished 2 days ago by John Lombard
I’d probably give this book five stars, but the author uses italics so often that it’s distracting from the actual story. I’m talking multiple words per page are italicized. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Stams99
Overrated. I'm not sure what this book was competing with but ..well I didn't really like it. The plot line was too full of holes. Read morePublished 4 days ago by JA Bennett