Old Man's War series

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Old Man's War
OldMansWar(1stEd).jpg
Cover of the first novel

Author John Scalzi
Country United States
Language English
Genre Science fiction
Publisher Tor Books
No. of books 6
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The Old Man's War series is a series of science fiction novels by John Scalzi. The first book in the series, Old Man's War, was first published in 2005 by Tor Books, and was nominated for the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 2006.[1]

Television series adaptation[edit]

In August 2014 SyFy announced that they are working on developing a TV series based on the Old Man's War series, currently called Ghost Brigades, with Wolfgang Petersen overseeing development.[2]

In December 2017, it was announced that Netflix had acquired Old Man's War and would develop it as an original film.[3]

Works[edit]

# Title Pages Word count Release ISBN
1 Old Man's War 320 90,566[4] 2005, Tor Books ISBN 0-7653-0940-8
Questions for a Soldier 5,412 December 2005, Subterranean Press chapbook ISBN 1-59606-048-4
2 The Ghost Brigades 320 103,335[5] February 2006, Tor Books ISBN 0-7653-1502-5
The Sagan Diary 12,700[6] February 2007, Subterranean Press; April 2008, Audible.com ISBN 978-1-59606-103-3
3 The Last Colony 320 92,059[7] April 2007, Tor Books ISBN 0-7653-1697-8
After the Coup 7,083 July 2008, Tor.com eBook ASIN B003V4B4PM
4 Zoe's Tale 336 90,000[8] August 2008, Tor Books ISBN 0-7653-1698-6
5 The Human Division 432 130,000[9] May 2013, Tor Books ISBN 978-0-7653-3351-3
6 The End of All Things 384 99,000[10] August 2015, Tor Books ISBN 978-0-7653-7607-7
Total 2,112 630,155

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2006 Hugo Awards". Hugo Awards. Archived from the original on 2011-05-07. 
  2. ^ "Syfy Adapting Futuristic Military Drama 'Ghost Brigades'". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  3. ^ https://deadline.com/2017/12/netflix-old-mans-war-john-scalzi-sci-fi-novel-jon-shestack-madhouse-entertainment-1202221957/
  4. ^ "Old Man's War Text Stats". Amazon.com. Archived from the original on 28 November 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "The Ghost Brigades Text Stats". Amazon.com. Archived from the original on 28 November 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  6. ^ Scalzi, John (16 December 2006). "Writing The Sagan Diary". Whatever.Scalzi.com. Archived from the original on 28 November 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  7. ^ "The Last Colony Text Stats". Amazon.com. Archived from the original on 28 November 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  8. ^ Scalzi, John (17 July 2011). "A Small Observation Regarding Words and Releases". Whatever.Scalzi.com. Archived from the original on 28 November 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  9. ^ Scalzi, John (23 October 2012). "The Human Division: Done!". Whatever.Scalzi.com. Archived from the original on 28 November 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  10. ^ Scalzi, John (5 April 2015). "Follow-up on Finishing The End of All Things". Whatever.Scalzi.com. Archived from the original on 28 November 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016.