Battlefield Earth

  • by L. Ron Hubbard
  • Narrated by Josh Clark, Scott Menville, Fred Tatascorie, Stefan Rudnicki, Nancy Cartwright, Jim Meskimen, Kaleo Griffith, Enn Reitel
  • 47 hrs and 32 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Winner, 2017 APA Audie Awards - Excellence in Marketing
Earphones Award Winner
Best of 2016 Science Fiction Audiobook
In the year AD 3000, Earth is a barren 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 postapocalyptic 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 best seller, hailed as one of the classic science fiction novels.

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What the Critics Say

"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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Customer Reviews

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So bad its comical

Bought to see what the inventor of something as ludicrous as Scientology would produce as a novel. It is the most absurd, repetitive, long-windexc and unbelievable storyline I have ever come across. The audible version is even worse...the Scottish accents are beyond bad and have to be heard to be believed. Don't waste your money !
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- rt19561

great audiobook

loved it
excellent presentation
i was a fan of the book
now I'm a fan of the audio book
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- mr c w jubb

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-06-2016
  • Publisher: Galaxy Audio