Battlefield Earth Unabridged Audiobook21st Century Edition
FICTION / Science Fiction / Apocalyptic & Post-Apocalyptic
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In the year AD 3000, Earth is a dystopian wasteland, plundered of its natural resources by the millennium-long regime of taloned, gas-breathing, nine-foot alien conquerors from the planet Psychlo. Fewer than 35,000 humans survive in a handful of communities scattered across the face of a post-apocalyptic Earth.
From a desolate village in the Rocky Mountains near what once was Denver, Colorado, a courageous young man named Jonnie Goodboy Tyler embarks on a hero's journey to challenge the fearful myths of his people.
Enslaved by the sadistic Terl, the Psychlo security chief of Earth, Jonnie and a small band of survivors pit their quest for freedom against Terl's ruthless ambition for personal wealth and power in a rebellion that erupts across the continents of Earth and the cosmic sprawl of the Psychlo empire, with the fate of the world, of mankind, and of the galaxies beyond in the balance.
Superlative quality-a new standard for all audiobooks.
Unlike any other audiobook ever produced. A fully immersive experience, this unabridged audiobook features more than 65 actors including Grammy Award-winning audiobook producer and narrator Stefan Rudnicki.
This state-of-the-art audio engineering has created a wholly cinematic soundtrack with:
- 47½ hours of pulse-pounding drama and action professionally recorded with high-definition sound.
- A gorgeous cinematic soundtrack with full orchestral compositions and more than 150,000 sound effects.
- A cast of more than 65 actors—many of whom are celebrity voices from TV, films, and games—performing 198 characters.
Written with a phenomenal burst of creative energy in a sustained eight-month period in 1980, and first published in October 1982, Battlefield Earth became a breakaway New York Times and international bestseller, hailed as one of the classic science fiction novels.
“This epic sci-fi adventure is breathtaking." —Stefan Rudnicki
“A vivid movie of the mind!" —AudioFile
“Pulse-pounding mile-a-minute sci-fi action adventure that does not stop. It is a masterpiece of popular adventure science-fiction." —Brandon Sanderson
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Goodreads ReviewsBy Pavarti · ★★★★★ ·
I know right? 5 stars? How is that even possible? And yet here we are. This book is SOOO amazingly good. It is detailed, specific, imaginative, technical, possible and impossible all in one breath. The world Hubbard has created here is so detailed it's hard to believe it doesn't actually exist.
By Cesar · ★★★★★ ·
This is an amazing science fiction saga. I've read Battlefield Earth several times and its one of those books you keep around as you know you'll pick it up and read it - yet again!
By Dennis Hall · ★★★★★ ·
I read the book back in the 80's and I am reading it again. It is like reading it for the first time. I really like the book and am glad it has published again.
By Scott Gregory · ★★★★★ ·
This is a great audiobook that takes the book to new heights. There were many good actors and great sound effects. I found myself thinking of ways to increase my listening time because I enjoyed it so much! Highly, highly recommend it!
By Fred Lusk · ★★★★★ ·
One of the best sci fi books... So many twists and turns..
By Danail Karadaliev · ★★★★★ ·
Amazing book, maybe one of the best post-apocalyptic, and the most epic one.
By Ed Walters · ★★★★★ ·
This is my favorite Sci Fi book!