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Top 40 Book Club : Top 40 Book Club Reads 2014
BOOK CLUB READS Top 40 FICTION 16 STARSHIP TROOPERS Robert A. Heinlein A sci-fi classic, which bears no resemblance to the film of the same name. Set in a future where only citizens can vote, and only militar y service veterans can become citizens, the novel follows the exploits of Juan Rico. Having applied to join the Mobile Infantry on a whim, Rico progresses through boot camp to an officer’s commission as mankind struggles to wage an interstellar war. The novel explores the role of the soldier in society, as well as the responsibilities of civic duties, voting rights and the moral and ethical implications of themes such as juvenile delinquency and crime and punishment. Not without a level of controversy, this novel has been criticised for espousing militarism and fascism, but was the winner of the 1960 Hugo Award for Best Novel.
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