STARSHIP TROOPERS, 2021.

Splashed sensationally across the cover of my 2018 printing of STARSHIP TROOPERS 1is the descriptor “The Controversial Classic of Military Adventure.” It is an interesting claim as the novel only contains two scenes of battle. Of course, that is part of the controversy; the rest being the pages of world building and what many suspect is Heinlein’s own view of a perfect fascist future. The book describes …

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