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The Last Astronaut, By: D.F. Marrs - Book Review
Friday, January 27, 2012  12:35:00 PM

by Nicole Marie Sorkin



Literary Fiction
David Chou has been carefully selected to captain a mission into space that could potentially save the human race. But will there be anything left to save?

David Chou has been carefully selected to captain a mission into space that could potentially save the human race.  But will there be anything left to save? 

In The Last Astronaut, the year is 2250 and tensions are growing among the people of Earth as the rich live in beautiful homes behind locked gates and high walls and the rest of the citizenry are left to roam the streets.  With the future of Earth in a questionable state, some of the most brilliant minds at the Global Space Agency have taken on a secret mission to find planets that can support life and provide a new home for humanity. 

Author D.F. Marrs explores the consequences of a future in which we have neglected our world and made irresponsible choices.  What would our options be?  Would the human race cease to exist?  Would we persevere?  Would we change the way we are living now if we could see our future? 

Marrs achieves this in-depth exploration by connecting readers to the lives of several different characters in different periods of time, from the simpler pre-2250 days to the Thallia people living light-years from Earth.  In each case, the story becomes more and more layered and complex, yet still relatable to a 2012 audience.  Even the robot characters exhibit a certain sophistication while still remaining quite endearing. 

The Last Astronaut is rich with detail and benefits greatly from incredibly well done research on the topics of human nature, globalization, and space travel.  Many of the advanced technologies discussed will be recognizable to readers, while others will be like new discoveries, created from the mind of the author.  The writing is so smooth it feels as if the book wrote itself and the story is wonderfully engaging. 

Readers will likely enjoy Marrs’ interpretation of what first contact with alien life looks like and be very surprised at the way this particular alien race has chosen to live. 

The Last Astronaut creates a clear picture of what the future of Earth might look like and successfully explores what could become of the human race in a detailed, relatable story with complex characters, alternate worlds, and an exciting quest through time.

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