Category Archives: Military Science Fiction

#2 – Dune Review – Frank Herbert

Summary | Review | Quotes | Buy Few books on this list have had a bigger cultural impact than Frank Herbert’s 1965 masterpiece. Often cited as the best selling science fiction novel of all time (over 10 million copies sold), … Continue reading

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#10 – Starship Troopers Summary – Robert Heinlein

Summary | Review | Quotes | Buy This is the first book on the list that could legitimately be classified as “Military Science Fiction,” in that it examines the nature of war, conflict and military service in the future (usually … Continue reading

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#21 – The Forever War Review – Joe Haldeman

Summary | Review | Buy Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War is a worthy counterpoint to the military Science Fiction of Heinlein’s Starship Troopers. But while both deal with the logistical challenges and emotional effects of fighting a war in outer … Continue reading

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#60 – Ender’s Shadow Review – Orson Scott Card

Summary | Review | Buy No other book series (other than maybe Foundation) has a larger presence on this list than Orson Scott Card’s Ender series. With the #1 (Ender’s Game), #27 (Speaker for the Dead) and now #60 entries … Continue reading

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