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Star Rebel (Holzein Dynasty #1)

3.79  ·  Rating Details  ·  151 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
Mass Market Paperback, 216 pages
Published November 1st 1984 by Bantam Books (first published 1st 1984)
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Catherine A.
Nov 22, 2015 Catherine A. rated it it was amazing
Shelves: super-soldier
First novel in a dystopian space opera series, where corporations rule countries and worlds, where the poor are enslaved in "full welfare" facilities, where children are trained in Darwinistic/Spartan military academies and where extremist feminists experiment with parthenogenesis. Not for the faint-hearted....
G.M.
Jun 22, 2014 G.M. added it
Top 5 All time Favorite Book ever - One of my all time favorite authors and one of my Top 5 Book Series!
Jeff
Jan 23, 2008 Jeff rated it liked it
pure space opera - nothing much philosophical going on, but there is enough detail to make it an interesting story. My only critique is that the action happens at very slow intervals and when it does it is about 1 page long. Meanwhile, it takes 50 pages to get to the next piece of action. But that buildup keeps you turning the page...
Ferret
May 25, 2007 Ferret rated it liked it
Shelves: sf
I love the bad scifi. This is an SF bildungsroman which seems to be part of Busby's larger space opera universe. It's one of the most brutal pilot academies I've ever seen written, very much on the Spartan model.
Dana Stabenow
Oct 14, 2008 Dana Stabenow rated it really liked it
First in the Rissa and Tregare series, and eerily prescient about near history. Scary, and great action scenes.
Karen Dransfield
Dec 04, 2012 Karen Dransfield rated it liked it
Another re-read. Continuing the story of Bran. Still enjoyed it. Like the setting.
Deidre
Sep 23, 2011 Deidre rated it really liked it
First read these starting in early 80s, and still rereading..
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