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I think I've found the best Doctor Who book out there. There are average ones, good ones, and really good ones, but Hunter's Moon is phenomenal. Arthur Darvill is one of the best narrators on Audible, to the point you forget its even Rory's voice. He masters the Doctor's running explanations second only to Matt Smith himself, the lilting tone of Amy's biting comments, and distinct accents for each of the other characters.
Some of the names get a bit confusing, because I think they all start with Z, but I enjoy listening to these books as it saves me the trouble of trying to pronounce them myself.
I couldn't put this story down (figuratively) and after listening to the first two hours over the course of a few days, I listened to the rest of it in one large chunk. Much like the episodes, it grabs you right away and you just have to find out how they get out of their predicament and all come back together right at the end.
I picked up this story because I love the sound of Arthur Darvill's voice and I needed one more book to get the April listening rewards. It is so worth the $13. If you never read another Doctor Who story, read this one. It is by far the best.
I fell asleep twice as I was listening to this book. The second time, I didn't catch the ending, and I didn't really care. Maybe it's the amount of characters in the story or the general storyline, it's difficult to keep track of. After I was through it, of course, I figured it was pretty good and there was that underlying truth that makes Doctor Who so appealing, but it was definitely a tough read.
Brilliant! It's always exciting to hear David Tennant bring the Doctor to life once again and his performance in The Feast of the Drowned is no exception. This is a really fascinating, slightly creepy story that reminds me just a little bit of Waters of Mars. If you're a big fan of Ten/Rose, you will love love love this story. I listen to this book over and over and over again.
The charactars are spot on, the interaction is fantastic, the plot is great, the writing is brilliant. Everything flows like you are listening to an episode of Torchwood. Only the show would NEVER have put this on the air. It's gory. Really gory. Some of the descriptions make you want to.... just keep a bucket close. People eat their own limbs while their still attached, and eat other people too. If you can get past the gore though, this is pure torchwood at it's finest.