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The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
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An interesting SF book that takes relativistic time dilation seriously, instead of trying to get around it with "hyperspace," "subspace", "N-space," etc. While there are wormholes in the fictional physics, they only exist in collapsars, so are not a general way around Einsteinian physics. The time dilation effect is used well because it allows the narrator to encounter a series of increasingly alien Earth cultures, as the people back home change much faster than he ages.
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June 1, 2015 – Shelved
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June 10, 2015 – Finished Reading

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