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On the market from the best classic novels to science fiction contemporary fiction and countless beautiful collectible multi volume set. Catch 22 is often cited as one of the great books about the futility and inherent paradoxes of war I think this is easily its eual but is often overlooked because it is dismissed as just science fictionBy using the tropes of SF Haldeman vividly illustrates not only the psychological effects on the combatants but also the desperate disassociation wrought between the soldiers and the rest of society his reference point was the Vietnam veterans but it could apply anywhere and anywhen There are some moments of genuine horror too especially when you start to understand what the narrator is telling you A serious contender for my top ten books of all time Secret Agent Minister and Deadly Texas Rose you start to understand what the narrator is telling Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers you A serious contender for my top ten books of all time

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Ts For nearly three decades the Norwalk Connecticut publisher has been releasing some of the most sumptuous and gorgeous books available. In case any movie producers are listening in ten reasons to film The Forever War1 Gratuitous sex and nudity2 Social relevance it s about Vietnam stoopid3 Evil aliens4 General relativity5 Wormholes Interstellar Joe Haldeman was here first6 Freaky high tech zone where you can only fight with swords7 Unexpected twist view spoilerThe evil aliens actually turn out to be good aliens hide spoiler Devoted to Drew you can only fight with swords7 Unexpected twist view spoilerThe evil aliens actually turn out to be good aliens hide spoiler

Joe Haldeman Ì 5 review

With each book bound in genuine leather and accented with 22kt gold it′s easy to see why Easton Press is one of our most popular reues. First published in 1974 and winner of the 1975 Hugo and Locus awards Forever War by Joe Haldeman kicks assMore than just a book about a futuristic war Haldeman describes a society built around the codependency of the industrial military complex and with a fluid dynamic socio economic culture that is fascinating to watch unfoldAnd the welfare recipients get a bag of dope with their checkHaldeman s protagonist William Mandella is in an elite military group that travels light distances to battles Transportation being what it is less than light speed it takes decades even hundreds of years for the troops to reach the fight and meanwhile society changes around him When he reaches the end of his career thousands of years have passed and he does not even speak the same language as his fellow citizens and the war he signed up for is ancient historyHaldeman himself a Vietnam War veteran brings an empathetic perspective to his futuristic warrior portrayalThought provoking and original this is a MUST for science fiction fans 2016 RereadReading this again I think for the third time reaffirmed my love for this book Reading after a couple of decades the first time in HS and then again only a couple years later in college I see of Haldeman s subtle humorI can also see from a 2016 perspective how this could be seen as homophobic An extremist shock value idea in the 70s could be seen as insensitive now but I get what he was doing and in context he was making a statement about nonconformism and parallel changes with his experience coming back from VietnamHis hard SF ideas like relative time and the stasis field are great but his statements about cultural and sociological changes are what makes this a great bookOne of my all time favorites and Again a MUST read for fans of the genre and a damn fine work of 70s antiestablishment literature I need to read from him 2018 addendum This is such a great book and he s such an amazing writer Some friends and I were talking about some of his other books but I m always drawn back to this one I recall the later passages were he doesn t even speak the same language as his unit the time has separated them so much but this may also be a metaphor for senior leadership being out of touch Like many great books this works on multiple levels I ll reread this again it s that good Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers years for the troops to reach the fight and meanwhile society changes around him When he reaches the end of his career thousands of Devoted to Drew years have passed and he does not even speak the same language as his fellow citizens and the war he signed up for is ancient historyHaldeman himself a Vietnam War veteran brings an empathetic perspective to his futuristic warrior portrayalThought provoking and original this is a MUST for science fiction fans 2016 RereadReading this again I think for the third time reaffirmed my love for this book Reading after a couple of decades the first time in HS and then again only a couple

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About the Author: Joe Haldeman

Jack C Haldeman IIHaldeman is the author of 20 novels and five collections The Forever War won the Nebula Hugo and Ditmar Awards for best science fiction novel in 1975 Other notable titles include Camouflage The Accidental Time Machine and Marsbound as well as the short works Graves Tricentennial and The Hemingway Hoax Starbound is scheduled for a January release SFWA president Russell Davis called Haldeman an extraordinarily talented writer a respected teacher and mentor in our community and a good friendHaldeman officially received the Damon Knight Memorial Grand Master for 2010 by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America at the Nebula Awards Weekend in May 2010 in Hollywood Fla



10 thoughts on “The Forever War

  1. says:

    This book is a military style space opera with Wait Where are you going? Get back here I hadn’t got to the good part yet Give me a second to explain GeezOK so yes there is an interstellar war with human troops in high tech ard suits battlin

  2. says:

    First published in 1974 and winner of the 1975 Hugo and Locus awards Forever War by Joe Haldeman kicks assMore than just a book about a futuristic war Haldeman describes a society built around the codependency of the industrial military complex and with a fluid dynamic socio economic culture that is fascinating to watch unfoldAnd the welfare recipients get a bag of dope with their checkHaldeman’s protagonist William Mandella is

  3. says:

    Maybe a generous 25? Just for the overall conceptLet's start with the positive I enjoyed following a main character struggling to adapt to the changes on Earth while he's at war 2 years for him end up being 26 on Earth due to time relativity It only gets worst as the war progresses The rest was a mess for me This book i

  4. says:

    While it reminded me of Heinlein's Starship Troopers and Avatar especially the beginning where recruits are told about all the things that could kill them and how they likely wouldn't make it back alive Haldeman's Forever War takes a differe

  5. says:

    In case any movie producers are listening in ten reasons to film The Forever War1 Gratuitous sex and nudity2 Social relevance it's about Vietnam stoopid3 Evil aliens4 General relativity5 Wormholes Interstellar Joe Haldeman

  6. says:

    Yeaahhhh I'm ready for some hard science fictionLook I got my glasses on all serious like

  7. says:

    I bought and read this book based upon the many glowing reviews I saw on the internet It's heralded as a classic and one of the best Sci Fi books of all time I have to disagreeI liked the concept Scientifically it was intriguing However the

  8. says:

    Review to followThis was a book which I had been wanting to read for a long time and then as part of March's Bossy Book Challenge Time Travel for one of the SF groups I belong to Apocalypse Whenever the person I wa

  9. says:

    Catch 22 is often cited as one of the great books about the futility and inherent paradoxes of war I think this is easily its eual but is often overlooked because it is dismissed as just science fictionBy using th

  10. says:

    Joe Haldeman a Vietnam veteran wrote The Forever War in the seventies and his novel soon became a classic of the so called “military science fiction” genre in keeping with and way better than Heinlein’s Starship Troopers The book tells the story of an intergalactic war with an alien race that spans well over a millen

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