Starship Troopers

Starship Troopers, by Robert A Heinlein

Synopsis: Join the Army and See the Universe. That is the motto of The Third Space War, also known as The First Interstellar War, but most commonly as The Bug War. In one of Robert Heinlein’s most controversial best sellers, a recruit of the future goes through the toughest boot camp in the universe – and into battle with the Terrain Mobile Infantry against mankind’s most alarming enemy.


First Published: December 1959 | ISBN: 978-0441783588

Book’s Wikipedia Entry: Starship Troopers is a military science fiction novel by U.S. writer Robert A. Heinlein. Written in a few weeks in reaction to the U.S. suspending nuclear tests, the story was first published as a two-part serial in The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction as Starship Soldier, and published as a book by G. P. Putnam’s Sons in December 1959. Wikipedia

Mini-bio: Robert Anson Heinlein was an American science fiction writer. Often called the “dean of science fiction writers”,he was one of the most influential and controversial authors of the genre in his time. He set a standard for scientific and engineering plausibility, and helped to raise the genre’s standards of literary quality.

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