[BOOKS] ✬ There Will Be War Volume X ✮ Jerry Pournelle – Tkcleaningservices.co.uk

There Will Be War Volume X Created By The Bestselling SF Novelist Jerry Pournelle, THERE WILL BE WAR Is A Landmark Science Fiction Anthology Series That Combines Top Notch Military Science Fiction With Factual Essays By Various Generals And Military Experts On Everything From High Frontier And The Strategic Defense Initiative To The Aftermath Of The Vietnam War It Features Some Of The Greatest Military Science Fiction Ever Published, Such Orson Scott Card S Ender S Game In Volume I And Joel Rosenberg S Cincinnatus In Volume II Many Science Fiction Greats Were Featured In The Original Nine Volume Series, Which Ran From To , Including Robert Heinlein, Arthur C Clarke, Philip K Dick, Gordon Dickson, Poul Anderson, John Brunner, Gregory Benford, Robert Silverberg, Harry Turtledove, And Ben Bova Years After The End Of The Cold War And The Publication Of The Ninth Volume, Dr Pournelle Has Revived His Classic Science Fiction Series With Castalia House THERE WILL BE WAR Volume X Continues The Tradition Of Combining Top Notch Military Science Fiction With First Rate Real World Analysis By Military Experts The Cold War May Have Ended, But As Recent Events Everywhere From Paris To Syria Have Demonstrated, War Has Not THERE WILL BE WAR Volume X Is Edited By Jerry Pournelle And Features Stories, Articles, And Poems Of Particular Note Are Battle Station By Ben Bova, Flashpoint Titan By Cheah Kai Wai, What Price Humanity By David VanDyke, And The Eerily Prescient The Man Who Wasn T There By Gregory Benford Volume X Also Includes Timely Essays On War And Migration By Martin Van Creveld, The GW Counterforce By William S Lind And LtCol Gregory A Thiele, USMC, And The Deadly Future Of Littoral Sea Control By CDR Phillip E Pournelle, USN, Which Was Awarded The Literary Award By The Surface Navy Association For The Best Professional Article In Any Publication Addressing Surface Navy Or Surface Warfare Issues


About the Author: Jerry Pournelle

Dr Jerry Eugene Pournelle was an American science fiction writer, engineer, essayist, and journalist, who contributed for many years to the computer magazine Byte, and from 1998 until his death maintained his own website and blog.From the beginning, Pournelle s work centered around strong military themes Several books describe the fictional mercenary infantry force known as Falkenberg s Legion There are strong parallels between these stories and the Childe Cycle mercenary stories by Gordon R Dickson, as well as Heinlein s Starship Troopers, although Pournelle s work takes far fewer technological leaps than either of these.Pournelle served as President of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 1973.



10 thoughts on “There Will Be War Volume X

  1. says:

    Like others, even if items did not end up on the Hugo nominee list fairly, I figure I ll read them and give an honest opinion What Price Humanity David VanDykeThere s a germ of a good idea in this story The ending is actually really well presented I could see a 12 year old boy with a serious video game obsession thinking that this story was absolutely devasta


  2. says:

    I have a rule not to let the politics of a person determine whether or not I do business with them Vox Day, owner of Castalia House, tends to test that rule to the fullest Having said that, I ve been a fan of Jerry Pournelle for a long time, and am glad to see the There Will Be War series back on the shelves, if only electronically The concept of the anthology


  3. says:

    This is probably not something I would have read on my own, but I m working my way through the Hugo nominees and I want to give everything a fair shot I will hopefully get through the whole thing eventually as Jerry Pournelle is nominated as an editor , but I ll start with the stories that specifically made it on the ballot Seven Kill Tiger , Charles W Shao one s


  4. says:

    Reminded my of how much I enjoyed this anthology back in the day Well worth the time.


  5. says:

    This is an excellent collection of thought provoking Military SF stories and essays Ranging from speculation upon future capabilities and tactics to scenarios that exercise the reader s ability to think strategically, this collection of well written entries is a must have Of note, all of the stories can be read without placing too much thought into the military impli


  6. says:

    An anthology with some excellent parts, some retelling of old story lines Best part was the essay by Martin Van Crivald sp Would definitely recommend to anyone who loves real science fiction.


  7. says:

    Probably the best military sci fi collection published in years A well curated selection of nonfiction and fiction.


  8. says:

    This is the last volume in the late Jerry Pournelle s long running series, There Will be War Volume IX was published in 1990 Jerry said that the series had originally ended when the Cold War did, but the return of great power politics with Russia and China made it relevant again It has sold well over the years, if Jerry had lived longer, I imaginevolumes would have been fo


  9. says:

    Least of the seriesWhen this anthology series started, I was impressed enjoyed it It s faded over the years There are no anthologies where I ve liked every story, but this one, I found barely any enjoyable I ll leave it up to other readers to make up their minds Least of the seriesWhen this anthology series started, I was impressed enjoyed it It s faded over the years There


  10. says:

    Jerry Pournelle never disappoints His curation of stories for this series is top notch I acquired and read the entire series in paperback back in the 80s when it first came out, so when I saw he had added another volume, I had to read it And it was good Very thought provoking A great read


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