The Forever War: Forever War, Book 1
Private William Mandella is a reluctant hero in an interstellar war against an unknowable and unconquerable alien enemy. But his greatest test will be when he returns home. Relativity means that for every few months' tour of duty centuries have passed on Earth, isolating the combatants ever more from the world for whose future they are fighting.
Winner of the HUGO AWARD for best novel, 1976
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Darrell.Newton - LibraryThing
The most intriguing aspect of this story is not in the fighting at the beginning but towards the end when Private William Mandella returns home to a world that has changed over a millennia. It really ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - electrascaife - LibraryThing
Follows a soldier in a future war from private through major, a career that spans centuries due to all the stargate-jumping. A cool take on the idiocy of war (without at all being preachy) and the culture shock of living through so many social changes. Slightly dated, but still a good read. Read full review