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Robert Heinlein, First and Best

Advantages: A very entertaining thoughtful reat
Disadvantages: Not to every ones liking

Starship Troopers by Robert A Heinlein. Published in 1959. Very brief synopsis:- With this book you follow the life of one Juan (Johnny) Rico from his enlistment in the Federal Service, Mobile Infantry, up to his command of a platoon of these troops ...

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Review of Starship Troopers - Robert A. Heinlein

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The book of the film.

Advantages: Controversial, but well researched subject
Disadvantages: None

I was disgusted! No one had ever heard of the book "Starship Troopers" until the movie came out. The book pre-dates the movie by about 40 years, and is certainly a better tale than can be told in a 90 minute movie (Unless you want allow for the mandatory ...

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To the everlasting glory of the infantry

Advantages: Excellently paced introduction to Heinlein's work
Disadvantages: None

Starship Troopers is one of the great foundation stones of modern science fiction. Written by one of the acknowledged masters of the genre, Robert A. Heinlein, it charts the progress of John Rico, a young man who desperately wants to earn the right to vot ...

Guzman 14.05.2001 · Read full review
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It's Star Trek but not as you know it!!

Advantages: Nicely written characters, entertaining stories
Disadvantages: One story not as good as the other two

...I should say is that my review is not actually for this book but for OK 2 of the three book series, but when I try and review it Ciao always tells me it exists and directs me here. So this is a review of Star Trek Myriad Universes: ech ...

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Review of Star Trek: Myriad Universes - Keith R.A. DeCandido, Chris Roberson, Geoff Trowbridge

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Volume 3 of an excellent trilogy

Advantages: An excellent ending, and thoroughly good read.
Disadvantages: Obviously, read the first two books of the trilogy first

The Last Command is the final part of the Thrawn Trilogy, a trilogy set 5 years after Return of the Jedi. I read this book a while ago, but when I saw nobody else had reviewed it yet, I thought I'd better write something. It's simple, this book is gre ...

Lidless_Eye 01.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Star Wars: The Last Command - Timothy Zahn

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