There are far too many characters and the story jumped around between them - was it between time periods? I don't even know, as I found it so difficult to follow what was happening. Unlike the the first book, this second volume didn't hold my attention. I was glad when it was over...well, actually I moved on with 45 minutes left to listen - what does that say?! Not sure I will invest my time in the third volume.
Story didn't seem as well planned out as the first book. The climax was kind of cliche. I'll probably listen to the third book but only because I've invested so much time in the story so far.
This is the second book I've read in this series. I t goes on forever, but it is a great book I love how the author did not pick up where the last left off but built a new story and slowly added the old participants. I can't wait to read book 3 and probably reread the series again
Well done audio book. Struck me as half a notch below the first book and doesn't really get me to get book 3 (which I will anyway). If you liked Book 1, go ahead and pull the trigger, you won't regret it.
Loved it and can't wait to start book 3! Along the lines of Stephen Kong's The Stand which is one of my all time favs. It's a can't put down from beginning of book one till I'm assuming the end of book 3!
Book two of three, what can I say? I think this book frustrated me more than the first! The beginning is a little out there but it all comes together as the book progresses. If you read the first book, I know no matter what, you'll read the final two. Too much time invested. I do want to say, Peter is hands down the stupidest character I have ever read. How can someone be as stupid as he is?
I loved the story's creativity and suspense. The
narrator 's voice was perfect, he truly made the story come to life! I can't wait to hear the next book in the series.
Ignorance is the enemy of peace.
Both Books 1 and 2 seemed to go on forever, taking about a week each to finish (listening for 2 hours or so during my daily commutes). At some points, the drama associated with how much someone loves someone else can be long winded. However, the struggles and combat sequences are well spaced so that each mini-story is essential to the whole. Personally, this has become one of my favorite trilogies and with the right producer and director, could make for an awesome television series. Scott Brick does a great job reading, having the ability to make minute changes in inflection and tone that let you know when two different people are speaking. Well done.