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Bill, the Galactic Hero #02: On the Planet of Bottled Brains (Bill, the Galactic Hero #3)

3.41  ·  Rating Details  ·  618 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Bill should know that you never complain in the Troopers. But when his new foot looks like turning into something green, scaly and abundantly clawed, a visit to the medics would seem to be reasonable. But before he can say 'Quintiform computer error' he seems to have got himself volunteered again, this time for a suicide mission on Tsuris - the planet nobody ever comes bac ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 249 pages
Published May 1990 by Avon Books (first published January 1st 1990)
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Plamen
May 14, 2012 Plamen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
много свежа весела фантастика
пародирани са - омир, star wars, Star Trek и още...
Angela
Oct 04, 2012 Angela rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: science-fiction
Great book, really funny I'm really impressed by this author.

So this is a spoof of the Starship Troopers book by Robert Heinlein, which I haven't read. And to my friend, David's chagrin, I haven't seen the movie either.

Judging by the stuff my Marine brother told me, its a pretty accurate, sardonic description of life in the military. One the first page, Bill gets a foot transplant. But as he's unraveling the bandage he discovers is an alligator's foot! Apparently those are cheaper. He gets volu
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Al Petrie
Thus begins the rest of the series, and isn't actually written by Harry Harrison.
Калоян Захариев
Първата ми книга от този автор и честно казано нямам никакво желание да повторя.
Paul Knighton
Top marks for the craft in the words and spoof of assorted sci-fi stories, however the sheer breakneck pace from one ridiculous contrived situation to another just didn't engage. Read only for sake of completeness. Amazing wordsmith wasted on slapstick.
Бранимир Събев
Кефя се на Бил, Галактическия Герой, както и на Хари Харисън като писател, но това беше най-лошата книга от поредицата, която едвам издържах до края.
Michael
really difficult to read ( spend almost 1 month to finish it
Mike
Mar 06, 2012 Mike rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Why do I do this to myself?
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Harry Harrison (born Henry Maxwell Dempsey) was an American science fiction author best known for his character the The Stainless Steel Rat and the novel Make Room! Make Room! (1966), the basis for the film Soylent Green (1973). He was also (with Brian W. Aldiss) co-president of the Birmingham Science Fiction G
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