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August 3rd, 2012, 14:24
Anyone know of any books about insects and the struggle against them with sci-fi (even fantasy) elements?

I have this one and have read it 3 or 4 times through the years. Really great book.

Theres Starship Troopers which I have read once long ago.

What else is out there and is worth reading?
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August 3rd, 2012, 15:15
Only Day Of The Triffids, and it isn't about Insects but about Plants.

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August 3rd, 2012, 17:37
You might look into Ender´s Game, but the "insect theme" is not really in the forefront, iirc.
I also don´t guarantee it´s a quality reading - I remember enjoying it, but it´s been a looong time since I´ve read it .
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August 3rd, 2012, 18:36
Kevin Anderson Saga of the Seven Suns features a race of Robotic Insects created by an extinct race of Alien Insects. Good series - light reading but big.

Also there is Ambush Bug. I'm currently reading the whole series.

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August 3rd, 2012, 20:12
Yup, Enders Game was good.

The Kevin Anderson one sounds interesting. I'll check it out.

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August 3rd, 2012, 20:26
Vernor Vinge wrote a fantastic book about spider humanoid aliens: A Deepness in the Sky. Highly recommended.
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August 6th, 2012, 21:43
Naked Lunch. Maybe not exactly sci-fi though

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