Fanteria dello spazio by Robert A. One of the arguments contained in the book actually makes a certain amount of sense, namely that only those who care about their state and take an interest in government should be allowed to vote. If this were a reader’s first exposure to Robert A. The book is far from a space adventure. Just drones with nothing interesting to say except “Yes, sir! But now the rules are about to change. Zander Barcalow Michael Ironside Everything that is said is designed to crank the spot light up brighter and brighter, which results in wooden characterisation and pretty much killed any emotional investment I had on my end.

This novel seems to be a thinly disguised reminiscence of H My copy states on the cover “The Controversial Classic of Military Adventure. If your expecting a slam-bang SF actioner you’ll be disappointed because the story deals with the political implications of …more Well, that depends. There’s almost no adventure in it until about the last 40 pages which is probably what was originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. Gory, scary, violent sci-fi is too intense for kids. Fanteria dello spazio by Robert A. Amy Smart as Pilot Cadet. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Where do I even begin?

There are several lectures disguised as streamihg about all things military or political. View all 12 comments. One of the arguments contained in the book actually makes a certain amount of sense, namely that only those who care about their state and take an interest in government should be allowed to vote.

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He set a high standard for science and engineering plausibility and helped to raise the genre’s standards of literary quality. Nathaniel Marshall as Stomping Kid. You’ll get what feels like five hours of blabbing about setting up patrol and coordinates streamed endlessly at you, some thrilling detail on hypnotically suggested sleep, and then a blessed five seconds of actual confrontation with something!

Heinlein, I dare say they may never give him another chance. There’s almost no adventure in it until about the last 40 pages which is probably what was originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.

Fanteria dello spazio by Robert A. Heinlein (1 star ratings)

I seriously do not understand how this book got the award. Stephanie Erb as Young Mother.

The problem with many classics is that they are painfully tedious. Next, the novel seemed to be constantly moving to a climactic ending that it never reached.

Fanteria dello spazio by Robert A. Tertulia de octubre – Tropas del espacio. Yes No Report this. The issues with it are much deeper than that. The bulk of the novel is a lengthy diatribe concerning Heinlein’s political views. Too bad the movie was absolute shit.

Starship Troopers

That is not the case. A large portion of the book was occupied by rambling discourses about government, civic duty, and the morality of war.

I didn’t initially have a problem with Heinlein’s political or social views. I realize that the life of a soldier is probably pretty accurately portrayed in the book, days upon days of boring drudgery with delpo few moments fulm life-and-death craziness, but that doesn’t necessarily make for a particularly interesting book. Well it’s 50 years old this year. View all 20 comments.

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Starship Troopers was again entirely different in feel from the previous books I’d read by him. Within those pages we learn the importance of food, and being able to sleep in any condition.

I’ll add more when I finish. Heinlein does not do this. Even his time off gets more detail than all the fighting Rico participates in combined! It is way more entertaining than the average classic and way smarter than the average sci-fi book.

I think I understand why the fantsria was so wonderful, it’s because the satire writes itself when you have such a hideous subject matter like Starship Troopers. Thrill to the excitment of marching into the middle of nowhere!

The little plot that was given was only a segway to a rant on military living or very thinly vealed social commentary. Timothy McNeil as Expert. These ones got hurt. Starship Troopers by Robert Heinlein Jan 17, See all 6 questions about Fanteria dello spazio….

I’m about halfway through, and it’s better than I would have been led to believe by my first few attempts.