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 over 6.5 million copies sold in
twenty-four 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!
More recently, it was voted the #1 sci-fi story
of the twentieth century by the American Book Readers Association,
and was one of USA Today's top
five best-selling science fiction and fantasy novels of 2000.
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
Science fiction greats
agree that Battlefield Earth
is a winner:
"A terrific story."
Robert A. Heinlein
"I read Battlefield
Earth straight through in one sitting."