Cheered and enjoyed by fans and critics alike, the monumental and award-winning opus Battlefield Earth has been a resounding success since its initial publication, and it continues to be a worldwide publishing phenomenon, with nearly 7 million copies sold in twenty-six different languages to date. It was a New York Times bestseller in both hardcover and paperback. In 1986, Battlefield Earth was voted among the top three science fiction books of all time in a national poll conducted by Waldenbooks of science fiction readers, along with Frank Herbert's Dune and Robert Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land—noble company indeed!
L. Ron Hubbard's Battlefield Earth commands its remarkable popularity through a combination of engaging heroes and villains, an intriguing scenario, and a driving plot that carries the battle for Earth's destiny from combat and bravery through to intergalactic diplomacy and intrigue.
Science fiction greats agree that Battlefield Earth is a winner:
"A terrific story."
"I read Battlefield Earth
straight through in one sitting."
"Over 1,000 pages of thrills, spills, vicious aliens
and noble humans. I found Battlefield Earth un-put-downable."
"Wonderful adventure . . . great characters . . . a
"Battlefield Earth is like a 12-hour 'Indiana
Jones' marathon. Non-stop and fast-paced. Every chapter has a big bang
What the critics say about Battlefield Earth . . .