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War - what is it good for?

Advantages: A remarkable debut
Disadvantages: Perhaps a little on the short side?

Heinlein's Starship Troopers was ostensibly a book about humanity waging an interplanetary war against nasty alien creatures. It took a squad of raw recruits and showed their brutal training and induction into military life. It's become a classic, but ...

Olly_Plimsoll 13.12.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Old Man's War - John Scalzi

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A fantastic first novel

Advantages: great pace, action, dialogue
Disadvantages: only 300 pages!

This amazing first novel by John Scalzi is set in a non specific future and begins on Earth. The action soon transfers to the far reaches of space and as the title suggests not everyone is pleased to see us. Plot The novel begins on the 75th birthday ...

rootle2 12.11.2007 · Read full review
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Free Old Man's War book

Advantages: Imaginative, Free
Disadvantages: Read the book on computer

...John Scalzi's sci-fi trilogy begins with Old Man's War (followed by The Ghost Brigades and The Last Colony); the story is told in first-person narrative by a retired ad writer named John Perry. As the title suggests, Perry joins the military when he i ...

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Captain's Glory - I canny take nay more Captain !

Advantages: Good Read.
Disadvantages: Predictable.

Captains Glory. Author - William Shatner. This is the 3rd instalment in the 'Totality' trilogy. It's actually not bad. Having not read the first 2 books didn't matter as there are some references to the earlier books but this novel stands quite well ...

Maximus-Qualitus 19.05.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Captain's Glory (Star Trek: The Original) - William Shatner

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Captains Glory - William Shatner

Advantages: Not that bad
Disadvantages: Not that good

Captains Glory. I do enjoy some Star Trek and to be honest this was actually a better than average read. This is the 3rd in a trilogy but you would not know it, the story makes a few references but only a few and it makes no difference. ...

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