2017. Dr. Thomas Burns, an environmental engineer, is listening to the President, talk about global warming. He and his colleagues quickly realize that Earth will no longer be able to sustain life in a few years. Environmental disasters all over the world are occurring at a quicker rate, and each one seems to be stronger than the previous one. As a result, Tom begins to develop and carry out his plans to build 4 spaceships for 1,000 people each to leave Earth and travel to a new galaxy to find a place to live. The Russians, Germans, and Australians all agree to build spaceships and join Tom in search of a new home somewhere in the Alpha Centauri Galaxy.
Over the next 20 years of planning Tom along with his wife, Sarah, determined but naïve son, Sam, his loyal second-in-command, Bob Jackson, and an amazing medical doctor, Dr. Sato, Tom must wrestle with inevitable questions. How are they going to sustain life for such a long journey? How can they travel fast enough? Will the Russians fully cooperate? How will they be able to successfully launch four huge spaceships at the same time? Most of all, will they be able to save humanity?
So Long Earth is one of the most brilliant science fiction novels that I have ever had the pleasure of reading. So Long Earth is a novel that is guaranteed to shock as well as thrill and excite its readers with the story’s action-packed moments and compelling moments that will stick in readers’ minds for a long time. So Long Earth is a story that captivated me from the premise alone; I adore science fiction novels, so it is no surprise that I loved So Long Earth. So Long Earth is a book I am obsessed with so already I am going to recommend this bewitching novel to you lovely readers but if you need more convincing then continue to read to find out more about this incredible book!
So Long Earth is a sensational novel that will take its readers on a journey of adventure and action and what the reader encounters along the way is truly shocking as well as thrilling! The reader will be introduced to the protagonist of the novel, Dr. Thomas Burns, an environmental engineer who has a big task ahead of him – build four spaceships with the hope of saving the human race. This is because Earth is dying and it will no longer be able to sustain life and so Burns, along with Australians, Russians, and Germans, agree to build four spaceships, each carrying 1,000 people, to search for a place to call home in the Alpha Centauri Galaxy. However, how will they be able to do this, how will they sustain life on this long journey, will it be completed in time? And will they truly be able to save humanity? This is the premise of So Long Earth and should not be missed book lovers!
The story of So Long Earth captivated me from the first page thanks to the book’s sharp literature and strong opening. The reader thanks to the exceptional author Michael Bienenstock will be thrust into the action early on thanks to Bienenstock’s fast-paced narrative. The fast-paced narrative combined with the extraordinary story had me in a frenzy and turning the pages with haste, and when a reader does this, then they know that the book is good and worthy of a recommendation!
Michael Bienenstock is not only a phenomenal writer for his flawless ability to capture his reader’s attention, but he is also a great writer for his descriptive powers and characterization of characters which will hook his readers!
The premise of So Long Earth is exceptional, original, and unlike anything, I have read before. Bienenstock really has accomplished the near-impossible, Bienenstock has managed to write an entertaining, bewitching, and flawless story that will perfectly unfold in readers’ minds like a movie!
As well as this, Michael Bienenstock is an incredible writer who knows how to grasp his reader’s attention from the first page. Bienenstock instead of writing long, drawn-out builds up which are commonly found in science fiction novels, decides to ditch this approach and thrust his reader into the heart of the story straight away so that the reader is instantly captivated and immersed.
To conclude, So Long Earth is a sensational, thrilling as well as thought-provoking story that will provoke your thoughts as well as entertain you and so I have no choice but to award this stellar read five stars. If you are a reader who loves science fiction, then this book is for you, so do not miss out on the chance of reading it!
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