Joe Haldeman's Mindbridge is both interesting and strange, which seems to be pretty typical when it comes to this particular author. Like many of his other books, it deals with interesting quasi-science topics (like telepathy) and approaches sex in a very simple, practical, almost hyper-real kind of way, making an expose' of the needs and processes of the human animal.

Like many of Haldeman's other works that I've read, Mindbridge also follows the author's pattern of giving the reader a bizarre premise, playing with it, creating a solid foundation out of it and then following it to the very tip-edge end of it before jumping headfirst into bizarrity. I won't give away the ending, but once you get there, you'll see what I mean.

All in all, I love Haldeman's work because he has a strong narrative style that sticks with the reader and leaves a firm impression long after the reading is over. Mindbridge also has an added level of depth that comes from assorted memos, advertisements and the like which pepper the story. Very experimental and very cool.

All in all, I'd say a solid four out of five stars.

Get your copy here: http://www.amazon.com/Mindbridge-Joe-Haldeman/dp/B000GRK76Y/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1279233094&sr=8-2

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