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Old Man's War by John Scalzi
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Jan 02, 2012

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bookshelves: sci-fi, war, futurity
Read in August, 2012

A good, solid, utterly-unpretentious sci-fi war novel. It's not perfect (there are some pretty outrageous coincidences, and a few plot-twists I found disappointing) but the prose is clear and enjoyable, the author's voice -- as distinct from the protagonist's voice -- is all but unnoticeable, the overall premise is intriguing, and the whole is well-executed. Just what I needed. I'm definitely going to pick up the next book in the series at some point.
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Reading Progress

08/26/2012
6.0%
08/26/2012
11.0% "So far so good. Intriguing premise, likable protagonist, unobtrusive author..."
08/29/2012
41.0% "The "plot-twist" was unfortunately predictable. It's less "Plague of Demons" and more "James Cameron's 'Avatar'". *sigh*"
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