I rarely read zombie books cause there about zombies. this one is not, its about people and how their lives inter lock. It's way too short but that works also .I,d like to hear a full account of the books situation especially in the style that this has been written. well done Peter Clines another grate listen.
This book looks at the same zombie situation from several different viewpoints. Interesting take on an over used subject.
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This is my 4th Peter Clines book. I have enjoyed his style and substance. This was another multi-perspective tales that tied together well. The last part was especially good. Worth a listen for sure if you like zombies or Peter Clines.
This was the first of Peter Clines' Zombie series that I listened to. I was definitely hooked from the beginning.
The Junkie Quatrain is a series of short stories, but the stories & characters connect in the end.
I especially liked how the characters are narrated by different people.
Great story,great narration. I only wish this had been developed into a series. Peter CLines has done it again.
I listened to this quatrain in one day,i just couldn't put it down.
I liked the setting the reading and the range of peole who populate this world
every story had a little bit of a twist at the end.
the end of the world... which Quatrain is you...
Ex-heros starts you on this authors work read it all and hope for more.
Don't get me wrong the story is good, and I love Peter Clines, but the problem is that it is one short story ( like the beginning chapter or so of a novel) told in shorter stories in four points of view. I want to hear more of the story. Also, I have bought everything he has on Audible, and 2 of these shorter stories, the better ones actually, are included at the end of other works. So I think I would have been happier buying this if it was like, $5 or $6 as opposed to $11. Just sayin.
Peter Clines is an excellent story teller, as his other books demonstrate. These short stories are a bit disappointing however. Some are better than others and those better stories do feel terribly abbreviated, as though it is on its way to becoming a novel, then abruptly stops.
The others are rather disappointing being largely action based. Action in a zombie novel can work well in spurts and interwoven as part of a larger plot. In these cases though, being short stories, some of the action is excessive, with just ongoing, non-stop details of battle and run ins with zombies - little or no character development or plot context to establish it as a story... Like watching a really, really long car chase in a film... Personally, I find such things the fluff you have to get through to get back to the story, but I understand why it is used, as it is part of creating the feeling of a real experience of a zombie novel, and when used sparingly and well can make the story seem very exciting. In these cases though, there is no story to support the endless action in some cases, so it seems pointless and really quite dull.
That said, the better stories are entertaining, if a bit frustrating in that they are so brief. The narrators do an excellent job, so that helps too.