Please note: This is a summary and not the original book.
You need to listen to this book because this will help you dive deeper into the world of Andy Weir.
Andy Weir's first critically acclaimed novel, The Martian, defies gravity and interstellar expectations with his whirlwind story of a stranded astronaut on Mars.
Filled with suspense, nail-biting circumstances, and seemingly insurmountable odds, Mark Watney tries to survive the harsh atmosphere of the red planet with almost no supplies or hope.
The listener walks through a gauntlet with Watney as he attempts, time after time, to overcome his status on Mars. He has no supplies, no food or water enough to survive for much longer, and the odds of him surviving are looking more and more bleak with every SOL.
Will Mark survive? Will Earth discover that they have left him behind?
This summary contains every detail of The Martian as well as the following items:
Short chapter summaries
A detailed list of all major and minor characters in the story
An analysis of major themes
A discussion about writing style and structure
A list of quotes from the story for discussion and analysis
A history of space travel and space novels
Disclaimer: This book serves as an accompaniment to the best-seller
The Martian by Andy Weir. It is meant to broaden the listener's understanding of the book and to offer some insights which can easily be overlooked. You should order a copy of the actual book before listening to this.
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