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    great, novel, good and main.
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  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 2,247 reviews as of our last analysis date on Mar 15 2020.
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Awesome writing from a sf novel that was written so long ago, so glad I found this gem. Now going over the rest of the masterwo...  Read More

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What a great book I loved it from the first page to the last!


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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It is a valid judgement on our american empire.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Yes it's a time machine and if you try to keep time in sync across the universe like most sci-fi you should at least address the side effects of your time machine as that is not how the universe works.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    This book is a standard of the science fiction genre and a must-read for all military or science fiction fans.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The protagonist is very thoughtful and likable and somewhat of a pacifist, so this is not a blood-and-guts macho glamorization of war.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    One of the main themes of the book is about time dilation which serves (among other things) as a great metaphor for the returning soldiers of vietnam.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Because so much more time has passed on earth than the soldiers experience, the earth they return to is nothing like the one they left.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The fact that free-love didnt last very long irl makes this book read today as a weird sexual fantasy thing.


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    That said, the writing is pretty clunky for a war novel.

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