There are certain books that are as timely as they are timeless. Most classics fit that description.
Well, in the world of science fiction Battlefield Earth ranks up there as one of the best classic sci-fi novels. If you are fan of books like Heinlein’s Starship Troopers, or Asimov’s Foundation series, or Frank Herbert’s Dune, then Battlefield Earth is a must read.
It is a non-stop adventure, with suspense that keeps the pages turning.
As this year marks the 40th Anniversary, the publisher put together a great fan resource. It talks about the newest edition of the book, making the movie with John Travolta, what they put into making their over-the-top unabridged audiobook, and much much more.
…Man is an endangered species.
Is it the end of the world or the rebirth of a new one?
Year A.D. 3000—Earth is a dystopian wasteland. Spreading the seeds of revolt, Jonnie and a small band of survivors pit their quest for freedom in an all-out rebellion that erupts across the continents of Earth and the cosmic sprawl of the Psychlo empire.
The fate of the Galaxy lies on the Battlefield of Earth.
You’ll love this epic New York Times bestseller by L. Ron Hubbard, because as Brandon Sanderson says, it is “Pulse-pounding mile-a-minute sci-fi.”
Editorial and author reviews:
“This has everything: suspense, pathos, politics, war, humor, diplomacy, and intergalactic finance.” —Publishers Weekly
“Epic story.” —Booklist
“Tight plotting, furious action.” —Kirkus
“A masterpiece.” —Robert A. Heinlein
“Un-put-downable.” —Neil Gaiman
It is a great selection for your book club. Check this endorsement:
“I recommend this book. If you appreciate classic science fiction, you will relish this book. It is for readers seeking heroes, adventure, aliens, and sci-fi technology. I include young adults in my recommendation.” —Online Book Club
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