“A brilliant mind bender…thought provoking“
NO MAJOR SPOILERS
Valentine Michael Smith (Mike) is a Martian in all aspects; he has spent the first 25 years on Mars being raised by Martians a species far different than humans.
His parents were part of a crew of eight, the first humans to be sent to Mars who have all died but with the arrival of the second space ship he finds himself being taken back to earth to discover what his own kind are like.
On arriving on earth he is locked in a hospital and shortly after meets a nurse named Gillian Broadman (Jill) who is quickly to become his saviour, with information given to her by a reporter named Ben Coxton it becomes clear to her that the man from Mars may not be isolated purely for his own good.