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The Autopsy of Planet Earth

4.50  ·  Rating details ·  14 ratings  ·  11 reviews
The year is wherever your imagination takes you.

A single extraterrestrial arrives on Planet Earth claiming his race created mankind only to have abandoned them early in their evolution. The Alien, known only as Legna, has returned to reverse mankind’s downward spiral by transitioning humans to a new dynamic of peace, harmony, and balance. Gabriel Ferro, Chief of Staff to t
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Published September 4th 2017 by BookBaby
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Michael Vassel
Dec 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Interesting read

Interesting introspection on earth, politics, and where we are heading as a species. I enjoyed the interplay between the characters, and societies referenced. Many unexpected twists and turns in the plot.
Jul 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
This book is more an examination of life on earth than it is an autopsy. It points out all the things wrong with life on our planet today and the apathy and indifference with which we face them. There's war, poverty, hunger, climate change, weapons of mass destruction, overpopulation, and income inequality that segregates the world into the haves and the have-nots. All of these things are pointed out to humans by a visitor from an alien world, along with his intention to fix them, whether we lik ...more
Tom Johnson
May 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing

The author gave me a copy of the book for an honest review. The world and politics come to close when an alien is discovered. The CIA and NSA are keeping him secured in a secret facility in the middle of nowhere. CIA agent, Owen Jennings contacts his old college pal, Chief of Staff, Gabriel Ferro with a life or death message, and Gabriel rushes off to meet his friend, and is spirited away by a NSA agent to the hidden location where they are keeping the alien. From this point the story shif
Please Pass the Books
Jun 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
The Autopsy of Planet Earth by R.J. Eastwood is a science fiction novel about the youth, fragility, and misplaced sovereignty the human species has bestowed upon itself. Eastwood takes us to a future where earth and humanity, as many predict it will at some point, has corroded into a rank of moral and biological ruin. Of course, humans don't see it - or choose to ignore it - and it falls to those who claim to be our creators to set us back on the road to prosperity. The creators are not "God" or ...more
Team Golfwell
Jan 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I extremely enjoyed reading R. J. Eastwood’s, “Autopsy of the Planet Earth.” I liked the way the book began with the first two chapters which interested me to some extent, and I wasn’t really hooked until I got to the introduction of a 4-foot, grey alien named, “Legna” (yes, that’s Angel spelled backwards), in the upcoming pages, and couldn’t put it down after that.

The story was unique, intelligently written, and showed the irony of earth’s society, and the human race. Lots of politics, human na
Jennie Rosenblum
Sep 14, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I had read the summary of this book and so was a little surprised at the “normal”ness of the beginning of this book. It sets up like any book until the main character, Gabriel meets the alien and the alien came from left field. I don’t want to give too much away but the alien is not what I expected. The alien, Legna, has some very human characteristics and uses total logic to deal with humans. I really wish I had read this with a Book Club because there were a lot of ideas and areas I would have ...more
Aug 19, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2018
The plot of this book is interesting and the story moves along without getting bogged down or boring. However, there are points where there is too much time put into things that are tangential or minor. I found myself trying to skim through sections that I could tell were superfluous to the story, especially in the second half. The book could easily be about 25% shorter without sacrificing the plot.

I also found much of the dialog to be a bit inane. Some of the characters come across as satirica
Julia Walker
Jan 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The Alien, Legna, has come to help earth. The problem is what kind of help and in what manner is the help going to be rendered? This is where Eastwood shines with his imagination and insight as to the human race and what it is capable of changing, learning, etc So much to think about and so much to discuss with others! This is a tremendous book for a book group to read! Do not miss this book!
Shelbie Rosenblum
Jan 23, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Eastwood shows how our current environment could have been formed. Who would have thought that sci-fi novel could tell the future? This all happened because of someone that looks like a 12-year-old boy, I’m not talking about our current president, or was this all our own undoing?
Claire Perkins
Dec 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Just finished this book and enjoyed it immensely. What a great story (blew my socks off!) and so apt for these current times. Highly recommend for those readers seeking a sci-fi novel that has depth, is written beautifully and totally captures one's imagination.
Tamara Landrum
May 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
Many, many typos but good story.
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