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Battlefield Earth

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Battlefield Earth

Pulse-Pounding Sci-Fi Action Unabridged Audio Book

By L. Ron Hubbard; Scott Menville (Performed by); Fred Tatascoire (Performed by)

Galaxy Audio, Compact Disc, 9781592123957

Publication Date: June 14, 2016

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Description
21st CENTURY EDITION
THRILL TO L. RON HUBBARD S EPIC SCIENCE FICTION ADVENTURE
"Battlefield Earth" is a swashbuckling science fiction saga of adventure, daring and courage, when man is an endangered species and the future survival of what's left of the human race is at stake.
In the year 3000 AD, man has been savagely ruled for a thousand years by a space-plundering race of nine-foot high, gas-breathing conquerors from the planet Psychlo.
One of the Psychlos, the villainous Terl, enslaves a man-creature and forces him to mine Earth gold. Terl's plan: to teleport the gold to Psychlo, where he can then return wealthy beyond the dreams of avarice.
The slave emerges in the form of Jonnie Goodboy Tyler, a member of the dwindling community of only 35,000 human survivors. However, Jonnie has plans other than to make Terl wealthy namely, to free mankind from alien tyranny and cause the ultimate destruction of the Psychlo invaders.
But is Jonnie's fight to save humanity from these gigantic and technologically superior monsters a losing battle? Or will humans regain the Earth once more?
Now, discover the fate of our world for yourself in L. Ron Hubbard's pulse-pounding novel "Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000 "
Experience the epic adventure that changed the shape of science fiction forever.
A fully immersive experience unlike any other audiobook ever produced, featuring over 65 actors from television, film, animation and video games led by Grammy award-winning audiobook producer and narrator Stefan Rudnicki.
State of the art audio engineering created a wholly cinematic sound track including full orchestral musical compositions combined with more than 150,000 sound effects to create a captivating reality. Earphones Award Winner
"A vivid movie of the mind " AUDIOFILE
"Battlefield Earth" is more than pure science fiction, it's pure gold. BARNES & NOBLE
This has EVERYTHING: suspense, pathos, politics, war, humor, diplomacy and intergalactic finance. "PUBLISHERS WEEKLY"
"Battlefield Earth" is a terrific story The carefully underplayed comedy I found delicious. A masterpiece.
ROBERT A. HEINLEIN Author of "Stranger in a Strange Land"
A pulse-pounding mile-a-minute sci-fi action adventure that does not stop. It is a masterpiece of popular science fiction.
BRANDON SANDERSON Author of "The Way of Kings"
Non-stop and fast-paced. Every chapter has a big bang-up adventure.
KEVIN J. ANDERSON Author of "The Dark Between the Stars"
The swashbuckling energy and wonder of "Star Wars."
DAVE WOLVERTON Author of "Star Wars: The Courtship of Princess Leia"
The sheer scope of this production of the epic sci-fi adventure "Battlefield Earth" is breathtaking. STEFAN RUDNICKI, Grammy award winning Audiobook narrator and producer
"The futuristic tale, featuring aliens and humans fighting for survival, comes across as compelling and believable...." BOOKLIST
"Think of the "Star Wars" sagas and "Raiders of the Lost Ark," mix in the triumph of "Rocky I, II and III" and you have captured the exuberance, style and glory of "Battlefield Earth."" BALTIMORE SUN
"Over 1,000 pages of thrills, spills, vicious aliens and noble humans. I found it un-put-downable." NEIL GAIMAN, Author of Neverwhere
""Battlefield Earth" has the same exuberant pacing and action-loaded story as "Star Wars."" Roland J. Green, Author of the "Starcruiser Shenandoah"series


About the Author
With 19 New York Times bestsellers and more than 350 million copies of his works in circulation, L. Ron Hubbard is among the most acclaimed and widely read authors of our time. As a leading light of American Pulp Fiction through the 1930s and '40s, he is further among the most influential authors of the modern age. Indeed, from Ray Bradbury to Stephen King, there is scarcely a master of imaginative tales who has not paid tribute to L. Ron Hubbard. In celebration of his fiftieth anniversary as an author, he again returned to the forefront of popular literature with his monumental epics Battlefield Earth and the ten-volume Mission Earth series. Together, these titles dominated international bestseller lists for 153 weeks, and still remain among the all-time classic works of modern speculative fiction.


Praise For Battlefield Earth
The futuristic tale, featuring aliens and humans fighting for survival, comes across as compelling and believable. ... Sound effects (chattering crowds, chirping insects and so much more) conjure up the settings, and original backround music adds flavor." Booklist

"In the year 3000, Earth has been conquered by nine-foot-tall, gas-breathing alien invaders called Psychlos. The few surviving humans are treated as nothing more than pack animals worked to death mining the Earth of all its resources. But a small band of rebel humans, led by Jonnie Goodboy Tyler, vow to fight back against impossible odds and reclaim their planet.
"In the book's introduction, Hubbard states: "When I started out to write this novel, I wanted to write pure science fiction. Science is for people. And so is science fiction." If "Battlefield Earth"'s phenomenal worldwide popularity is any indication almost 7 million copies sold in 26 different languages -- it's safe to say that he succeeded. Considering the quality of the story ("Battlefield Earth" was voted as one of the top three English-language novels of the 20th century in a nationwide Modern Library reader's poll) and the tender loving care that went into the production, this 20th anniversary edition is more than pure science fiction. It's pure literary gold." Paul Goat Allen - Barnes & Noble

"Over 1,000 pages of thrills, spills, vicious aliens and noble humans. I found "Battlefield Earth" un-put-downable." Neil Gaiman

"This animation style soundtrack. ...A vivid movie of the mind." Audiofile

"The quality of Galaxy's work is always excellent, but for what is probably Hubbard's crowning achievement they pulled out all the stops. ...it's like a full-blown feature film inside your head." Audiobook Heaven

"This has everything: suspense, pathos, politics, war, humor, diplomacy and intergalactic finance." Publishers Weekly

"An unrelenting, whooping good yarn" Los Angeles Magazine

"An epic science fiction adventure, the absorbing story captures the mind and imagination." Orange County Register


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