Only You Can Save Mankind

Only You Can Save Mankind

Summary

This is the first book in the Johnny Maxwell trilogy.

Johnny Maxwell is just an ordinary boy – not smart, popular or rich.
But he does love video games.

And as his parents argue themselves out of a marriage, Johnny plays at becoming humanity’s last hope, shooting invading aliens out of a pixelated sky.

Then comes a message from the last remaining alien spaceship: We Wish to Talk.

And suddenly Johnny is thrust into the very real world of the video game, and comes face to face with an alien race that needs his help.


Only Johnny can save them. And this isn't a game anymore . . .

Reviews

  • An impressively original book with its thrills and spills, its inventiveness, its wit and continuous readability
    Daily Telegraph

About the author

Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett was the acclaimed creator of the global bestselling Discworld series, the first of which, The Colour of Magic, was published in 1983. In all, he was the author of over fifty bestselling books which have sold over 100 million copies worldwide. His novels have been widely adapted for stage and screen, and he was the winner of multiple prizes, including the Carnegie Medal. He was awarded a knighthood for services to literature in 2009, although he always wryly maintained that his greatest service to literature was to avoid writing any.

www.terrypratchettbooks.com
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