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The Ghost Brigades by John Scalzi
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Jul 01, 10

bookshelves: 2010, audiobooks, sci-fi-fantasy, series, add-half-a-star
Read from June 29 to July 01, 2010

Perfectly enjoyable, fairly shallow retread of the themes expressed in Old Man's War. Plus one evil mastermind who gives a big third-act villain speech, sealing his doom, instead of just keeping his stupid mouth shut. The lead character is a cypher (literally) and not nearly as much fun as the old man from book one.

I'd go on to book three but my library is all out of audiobooks and I don't think I'd get too far trying to actually read one.
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message 1: by Ian (new) - rated it 3 stars

Ian How is the audio narration? I'm reading the print version now. Just finished Old Dude's War and it was okay. Fun and somewhat interesting but certainly not great.

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