Battlefield Earth Book Summary and Study Guide

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Humans (led by one man) struggle to take back the Earth. Jonny starts as a slave for the Psyclos, learns their secrets and uses them to overcome his captors. After regaining control, humans discover they have defeated the most powerful aliens and now must protect themselves from other races.
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The review of this Book prepared by Nirvana

arth's population has been nearly wiped out by a race of large aliens. They possess technologies feared by most other alien federations. In a few words, it is about an average man who gradually sees the big picture and won't stop until earth is free.
The review of this Book prepared by Jack White

This is a good, BIG book, which describes the earth at the year 3000: wild primitive human tribes live in the wild, their ancient ruined cities laying untouched for about a thousand years... only Jonny Goodboy can save the earth from the Psychlos... the same race that so brutally destroyed the advanced human civilization more than a thousand years ago. And what for? To mine gold from the earth's crust.
Jonny, with the help of a others, not only manage to outsmart the evil Terl, the Psychlo security chief, but also manage to destroy the vast Psychlo empire completely, AND buy the earth from the Galactic Bank just in time before other races pay for it.
The review of this Book prepared by Dimitri Melamoud

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 30%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 20% Tone of book    -   very upbeat FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story If an invasion, from Earth/human POV:    -   fighting overt invasion (attacking aliens) War or Invasion    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Age:    -   20's-30's


Terrain    -   Water    -   Mountains    -   Forests    -   Domed/Underground City Earth setting:    -   distant future Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   none/very little science jargon needed

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