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The Martian - Andy Weir
The Martian
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Apollo 13 meets Cast Away in this grippingly detailed, brilliantly ingenious man-vs-nature survival thriller, set on the surface of Mars.Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first man to die there.It started... show more
Apollo 13 meets Cast Away in this grippingly detailed, brilliantly ingenious man-vs-nature survival thriller, set on the surface of Mars.Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first men to walk on the surface of Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first man to die there.It started with the dust storm that holed his suit and nearly killed him, and that forced h
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Format: ebook
Publisher: Crown Publishers
Pages no: 289
Edition language: English
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Wortmagieblog
Wortmagieblog rated it
4.5 Nimm das, Mars!
Andy Weirs Karriere ist ein Märchen der Schriftstellerei. Sein Debütroman „The Martian“ wurde ursprünglich von allen Verlagen abgelehnt, weshalb Weir das Buch 2011 als Selfpublisher veröffentlichte. Er bot es kostenlos auf seiner Website an. Als Fans ihn baten, eine Kindle-Version zu erstellen, verl...
TonyTalbot
TonyTalbot rated it
4.0 4/5: The Martian
During a mission to Mars, Mark Watney is left stranded by a freak accident. The rest of his crew think him dead and leave for Earth.This book should be subtitled “How to survive on Mars when everything there wants to kill you.” Almost every chapter has something going wrong for Watney, yet he manage...
Lontoivo
Lontoivo rated it
5.0 The Martian: Scientific accuracy didn't matter, enjoyed the fiction
I read The Martian earlier this year and enjoyed it. While there has been talk of how scientifically inaccurate it is, that didn't sway my enjoyment. Read fast some of the parts about scientific calculations, accepted credibility of them by "suspense of belief", my attention was mostly on the story ...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 The Martian
I came so late to "The Martian" party. Not because I wasn't interested in it. But I always get leery about hyped books because I end up not liking them except for a few select cases. After watching the movie (and loving it) I was worried the novel would tarnish my enjoyment of the movie. I am so hap...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
4.5 Review: The Martian
I really enjoyed The Martian, more than I expected to. I’ve seen this book discussed and reviewed quite a bit, although I had managed to skim past most of the plot-related info. I didn’t know much more than “astronaut in trouble” and “probably has something to do with Mars”. Yes, once again I hav...
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