I have always been a reader, until my 3-hr a day round trip commute. Now, I am a listener - and I am hooked on audio books!
This book had (in my opinion) such low scientific credibility that it made it hard to get through. I did enjoy the main character, though. I found the 'solution' to be a relatively simple one, and certainly not something that should have taken so long to figure out. Without giving away any spoilers (I hope) I also find it rather ridiculous that what would affect an animal in an urban zoo would also affect animals in very far-away and primitive locations at practically simultaneous times. The writing itself was very good, but the whole plot was weak, and I was disappointed.
No. In an effort to seem environmentally conscientious, Petterson and Ledwidge create a tale of nonsense.
I think the theme would be better served by making the ape character more sympathetic and the human characters less stupid.
Hard to say--well read.
The first half of the book did not flow well from story to story around the world. Less descriptive brutality.
The African scenes
Certainly. It held my interest. But I wish I had not read it.
Nice entertaining listen. Not a terribly complex story, but it holds your attention. Interesting commentary on modern society.
I usually like these books that Patterson writes with others but this one was just bad and improbable.
Interesting premise if only it had been written and developed better.
In the past I have really enjoyed James Patterson. This book was awful. Absurd premise, disorganized and poorly written. If this was the result of Michael Ledwidge then I certainly hope that the collaboration is at an end
destroyed the originaldraft
yes and no. Both have great qualities.
Attila because I felt sympathetic for him. Similar to humans but not quite the same. In a cage but allowed to be free also. I saw he really did not want to hurt anyone but could not help it, nature finally took over and he became what he was meant to be.. a wild animal.
Attla, same as above
yes, it was hard to stop.
I'm not a die hard Patterson fan. I pick up one of his books once in awhile. I really enjoyed this one. I had no idea where it was going to go but was pleased with where it took me.
Author, rabid Audible listener.
Animals are suddenly attacking humans and there is only one person who has dedicated his career trying to convince others bad things are happening. This is an entertaining book with some thought provoking ideas but it is just that.. entertaining. I enjoyed it well enough. Jay Snider played the characters quite well.
cocky, surface, meh
if you have nothing better to do.
narrator did an ok job but the voice he used for the kid was annoying.