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The Martian - Andy Weir
The Martian
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4.23 1945
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way... show more
Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there.

After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he’s alive—and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive.

Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old "human error" are much more likely to kill him first.

But Mark isn't ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills—and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit—he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780804139021 (0804139024)
ASIN: 804139024
Publisher: Crown
Pages no: 369
Edition language: English
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mattries37315
mattries37315 rated it
4.5 The Martian
One day you start the normal morning routine on a Mars expedition, but the end of the day you’re bleeding and alone on the Red Planet with everyone believing your dead. The Martian by Andy Weir follows the life and death struggle of astronaut Mark Watney on the surface of Mars as he attempts to sta...
glomasve
glomasve rated it
3.0 The Martian
Unfortunately a disappointment, though I loved the movie. The book felt like a badly done mystery book: Mark encounters a problem, how will Mark solve it? By bringing up a property of his equipment that was never mentioned before. While it's obviously not realistic to expect the author to go through...
Синяя чайка
Синяя чайка rated it
3.5 Энди Вейер. Марсианин.
Что я могу сказать о «Марсианине» по прошествии трех прекрасных вечеров в его компании? Мне понравилось. Что меня беспокоит? Мне не должно было понравится. Для начала о сюжете, если кто-то пропустил экранизацию Ридли Скотта. «Марсианин» рассказывает историю Марка Уотни, американского астронавта ми...
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3.0 Review of the Martian by Andy Weir
This is one of those very rare times where I enjoyed the movie more than the book. That might not be fair considering that I saw the movie first, but I thought the movie truly brought to life the size and scope of the book. In addition, I thought the movie gave more personality to the characters t...
It's Legal Here...
It's Legal Here... rated it
4.0 A Joyful Romp on the Solar System's Rustiest Planet
Andy Weir's 2014 science fiction novel apparently had its film rights sold before it was ever formally published. It became an Oscar-nominated Ridley Scott flick, racking in, among other things, hundreds of millions in gross and Matt FUCKING Damon. (In the spirit of the novel, I've decided to tempor...
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