Yes, if you like science fiction and great narration, this is a good place to start.
Outlandish an yet compelling. Characters that you could care about and a story that takes you off world.
I am a HUGE fan of Will Wheaton, makes me feel like I am in conversation with him. Ever since "Ready Player One" he is the turning point on many of the audio books I select.
The narrator's performance was, in my opinion, Oscar material (or whatever they give to audio book readers). Then there are the funny lines that often made me laugh.
This book reminded me of detective noir novels.
I liked his performance a lot. The alien ambassador's voice was my favorite.
This book made me laugh, and it kept me engaged from beginning to end.
The one star I took off was due to the fact that I found hard at times, mostly in the beginning, to keep track of names and who's who. This is probably due to English not being my first language. This book was absolutely worth the price and am recommending it to my circle of friends.
I used to love reading but now with little time im an Audible Junkie! Audible brings sanity to mindless tasks and drives!
I tend to enjoy stories that are sci-fi and unique. Concepts that haven't been done before or that ive discovered yet and the Androids Dream definitely fit that!
He has a smooth way to his voice and reading. Sometimes you get audiobook readers that just have an annoying aspect to their reading but Wil Wheaton is easy listening.
Its hard to really say without giving away too much or specific plot points. I can say that there were a few satisfying moments and leave it there.
Many laugh out loud Moments, well worth the listen. I will read more from the author
Narrator is excellent. He is how I found my way to this book. I loved the storyline but got overwhelmed a few times by the number of characters and the focus changes mid-chapter. This probably wouldn't have been an issue if I was reading it. I just knock it one star for copying a lot of The 5th Element. It is still one of the better books I have listened too lately.
I came to listen to that book after reading the author newer book - lock in which very enjoyable. Unfortunately, this book left me very disappointed. The book seems to have been written a year or so before the iphone and Facebook and the plot exists in a very far future of intergalactial flights, yet the futuristic scene seems so outdated that you doubt about the skill of the author to imagine that future, wher people still uses colt 45 as a weapon, and this is just one sample. The plot is so unrealistic - and of course you are not expecting a scifi genre to be realistic but you do expect it to be coherent and consistent. Lock in got you to really think on the situation and what it expresses. Here the author is forming such a sloppy plot with flat characters full of twitsts that do not really make sense so that you dont leave this book with some insight but with a bad taste. Also the narrator speaks too fast which also contributing to an unpleasemt experience.
Saying that - go read lock in. Its much better.
This book was bonkers! I thoroughly enjoyed it! Even down to the last little bit I was kept guessing! Kudos to Wil Wheaton for a great performance in the read. Looking forward to my next Scalzi!