Fiction General Sci-Fi Science Fiction aliens anti-war classic sci-fi classic science fiction classic scifi future shock hugo award winner joe haldeman locus award winner military sci-fi military science fiction military scifi nebula award winner scifi space time travel war
Publisher: Hachette UK
Published: Feb 17, 2009
The monumental Hugo and Nebula award winning SF classic-- Featuring a new introduction by John Scalzi
The Earth's leaders have drawn a line in the interstellar sand--despite the fact that the fierce alien enemy they would oppose is inscrutable, unconquerable, and very far away. A reluctant conscript drafted into an elite Military unit, Private William Mandella has been propelled through space and time to fight in the distant thousand-year conflict; to perform his duties and do whatever it takes to survive the ordeal and return home. But "home" may be even more terrifying than battle, because, thanks to the time dilation caused by space travel, Mandella is aging months while the Earth he left behind is aging centuries...