Review: The Martian by Andy Weir 

Reviewer: E                      August 2015      

The Martian was pretty good, with some things I didn’t like. 

It’s about astronaut Mark Watney, left alone on Mars after his team takes off. He learns how to survive on the red planet until a rescue team can come for him. The plot was predictable, but a twist on classic survival stories. 

The writing was good, entertaining enough, a little juvenile. *shrug* Mr. Weir certainly did his homework, this book is very scientifically educating. It got a little tedious after pages of the same thing. 

The characters were good enough. They all had sort of one trait defining them, which wasn’t great. I didn’t specifically identify with Mark. 

Sorry for the crappiness and overall suckiness of this review. It was rushed- could you tell? 😉 

I would recommend The Martian to any science fiction and space fans. 4/5 stars. ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐


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