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The Forever War by Joe Haldeman
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really liked it

It's hard to read, and that's because the experience is horribly real. I lightened it up by reading other things in between, but I kept returning to witness this account. I could see soldier stories through science fiction metaphors (such as time dilation, the world having changed much more than the time spent on campaign). There's a soul-gripping terror and malaise in these pages - not just in the violence, but as seen through societal humanity. Deeply affecting, eloquent messages delivered with the twang of sci-fi experimentation.
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2018 – Finished Reading
February 12, 2018 – Shelved

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