The Forever War
Private William Mandella is a hero in spite of himself--a reluctant conscript drafted into an elite military unit. He never wanted to go to war, but the leaders on Earth have drawn a line in the interstellar sand--despite the fact that their fierce alien enemy is unknowable, unconquerable, and very far away.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nngrey - LibraryThing
Very good military sci-fi. Well written, but violent and fatalistic, so if you don't like that sort of thing, stay away. It felt like the writer understood war (and sure enough, he is a Vietnam vet ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kristelh - LibraryThing
published 1974, a science fiction of interstellar war with the Taurens, winner of the Nebula Award, Hugo and Locus. It is also on the npr-100 best SF. The main character is a physics student. He has ... Read full review