Joe Haldeman is a Vietnam veteran whose classic novels The Forever War and Forever Peace both have the rare honor of winning the Hugo and Nebula. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. In , a mysterious, egg-shaped artifact is discovered on Camouflage – Kindle edition by Joe Haldeman. Download it once. Camouflage by Joe Haldeman – book cover, description, publication history.

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All the weight built up by the story’s first half is too much for mere tools to carry, and a forced and rushed love story at the end doesn’t help matters.

We also get short snippets of another alien who loves to kill and hurt people and travels to different war zones and cata This story of shape-changing aliens is narrated in two and a half separate tracks, which do not intersect until near the end. The review must be at least 50 characters long.

The two creatures did not know of the existence of each other, but they were constantly searching for other beings like them. Camouflage is high-concept entertainment that makes for the kind of popcorn page-turner many readers will enjoy enough to forgive the unoriginality of some of its haldemaan.

Haldeman follows the shape-shifting ‘changeling’ alien as it leaves the waters after camoulage years as a shark, a transition that doesn’t go smoothly. Meeting Russ one night as Sharon, she makes love to him, reveals herself as both Rae and an extraterrestrial, and insists that he take her to the artifact site.


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Right at the point where things were threatening to get interesting again, to boot. I just finished this book and all I can say is that I’m really glad that I happened upon it in a bookstore and bought it. But without having read any other book that would have been up for the Nebula, I can’t say that definitively. These aliens are not the same species as each other but they both turn out to be physically much more robust than life from Earth in general, so they survive through a looooong time on our planet and see many changes.

Jan 06, Ushan rated it did not like it Shelves: At least, for me it isn’t. It served in the Army and was good at killing, but it also camojflage several college degrees including several Ph. The ‘Chameleon’ camouclage, meanwhile, much more skilled at blending in, thanks to a very long career in atrocity going back centuries, has found a place for itself in the Third Reich, finding a like mind in Joseph Mengele.

This story of shape-changing aliens is narrated in two and a half separate tracks, which do not intersect until near the end. Mass Market Paperback1st editionpages. The Best of Joe Haldeman.

Camouflage: 6

Jul 24, Don rated it it was amazing Shelves: Possibly a good airplane read, but I doubt I’ll remember it in a year.


Eventually, after living on campuflage home world long enough, it becomes apparent that their memory is not as long lasting as their lives, and they begin to question where they came from. Millions of years ago, the Changeling came to Earth from a group of stars 10, light years distant.

The trajectory of the story is fairly obvious. What is their connection to the artifact?

We see the depravity and inhumanity of man against man. Two shapeshifters’ inevitable journey to confront one another [s]. It attends college at Berkeley to study literature and anthropology.

We know koe of its origins like we do the changeling’s, and all we learn about its biology is that it has DNA while the changeling doesn’t. But the egg-shaped item is impervious to all attempts to mess with it.

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This haldsman is well written and I enjoyed the inherent ethics in it. Camouflage is a science fiction novel by American writer Joe Haldeman. Jun 09, Althea Ann rated it liked it. Seven miles down, at the bottom of an oceanic trench, reposes a small, metallic, impenetrable object. All My Sins Remembered.

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