Forever Peace

Forever Peace

Paperback - 1997
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Penguin Putnam
2043 A.D.: The Ngumi War rages. A burned-out soldier and his scientist lover discover a secret that could put the universe back to square one. And it is not terrifying. It is tempting...

Baker & Taylor
Suffering from the psychological strains of the Ngumi War, soldierboy operator Julian Class, assisted by his lover, Dr. Amelia Harding, makes an astonishing scientific discovery that could restore the universe. Reprint.

& Taylor

In 2043, with war still raging on and life on Earth slowly coming to an end, Julian and his lover, Dr. Amelia Harding, make a great scientific discovery and quickly devise a plan to end the destruction by stopping the war machines once and for all

Publisher: New York : Ace Books, c1997
ISBN: 9780441005666
Branch Call Number: F HAL
Characteristics: 326 p. ; 24 cm


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Aug 23, 2014

Brilliant. No wonder Haldeman won a Hugo and Nebula award for Forever War (1974) - among a list of accolades. Forever Peace captures the unique writing style from the Forever War even though it was written 20 years later. If you are looking for a science fiction novel that will capture your imagination and appear vividly in your mind, look no further. Military Science in the purest sense, yet revealed within the impossibly powerful machines are the mortal men and women who undergo certain death to operate them. Haldeman writes from experience in the military himself and elements of his experiences find their way into the text giving his stories a disturbing edge like you rarely see in Hollywood (think Saving Private Ryan). "When you gaze long into an abyss .." - Nietzsche

May 09, 2012

The method by which peace is attained in this book is abhorrent and implausible. I simply don't buy it.


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May 09, 2012

This was the question that had been in the back of Julian's mind from the time Marty first described the Twenty: maybe war is an inevitable product of human nature. Maybe to get rid of war, we have to become something other than human.


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