Beautifully written stories.
Please don't bother with the fully abridged version. This one is excellent. It's a great book, telling fantastic human stories with the backdrop being the zombie apocalypse. It was beautifully thought out and executed. Could not be more different from the movie. (WWZINO...)
I found myself smiling when I'd recognize and actor portraying a character in the book, excellent cast.
I had a few characters I found interesting and entertaining, but since the book was set up as an interview, I remember more stories than character names.
Yes, it was hard to put it down.
Adventurer... but can't get out of the room.
This a Well-Done Beef Tenderloin Steak of Broccoli!
The monkey "talking" some sense after a big explosion.
They are all Dr. Victor Frankenstein.
If I could, you know I would. If I could, I would let it go, this desperation, dislocation, separation, condemnation, revelation, in temptation, isolation, desolation when listening to this book.
Sometimes you can’t really tell when you just picked an apple with some protein in it. There are sounds and voices like treasures, difficult to find, and others simply put, you don’t want to find. Sometimes you just can’t tell how good a masterpiece is until you finish reading it. In this case none of the boring metaphors and typical one liners apply. Even if you are undressing it, taking the skin and indulging yourself to the sweet all the way to the core. This audio book is from the start to the very end, unequivocally awesome.
The voice acting is second to none. Hearing Alan Alda and so many other talented and famous actors play the role of the survivors telling the story of World War Z in the post wat documentary style format; I felt as it was on my TV and I had lived through the war myself
Listening to a women return to the place at which her and her family had held up during the war and describing the slow degradation from friendly unified camp to crazed cannibalistic insanity.
The female pilot who crashed in the bayou of Louisiana and was lead to safety by "Met" only to later find out that "Met" more than likely never existed.
What would your story be?
Great book, Great Read and so very well done both in writing and in the voice acting. Hearing the stories of all of the survivors some that make you want to cry and others that are cold and cruel while others gripping and make you want to cheer. A broad spectrum of emotion from dark sadness to anger to feeling the renewed hope of an all but lost civilization even if it is sometimes only false hope.
Every book is worth considering. It's the kind of consideration on what to do with the book that differs.
The main attraction of this audiobook is the fact that it contains a large cast of high-profile, top-notch sci-fi personalities narrating each character. Each interview has a different voice, a different presentation, and a unique personality to it.
Even if you have read/listened to the book before, this performance gives a different flavor to the audiobook.
If you haven't listened to this book, you should know it is nothing like the movie. It is a series of fictional interviews taking place after a global zombie outbreak, aka World War Z, with survivors of all kinds. The interviews are arranged to give a more or less chronological sequence of events, so there's never any confusion about that. It covers everything from military activities to politics to religion and people from all walks of life, both good and bad. If you want a commentary on how messed up we can be, this is the book for you.
This audio book ranks among the top of audio books I've listed to so far. The all-star cast is second to none which makes this post-apocalyptic story come to life.
Listening to the tale of the Australian ISS Commander trapped in orbit as the world below falls into chaos.
The personality, the wide range of vivid details that I normally gloss over when I read myself. This all-star cast really makes the vignettes come to life.
I prefer a story where you can become attached to a character, or a hand full of them. In this book, the author intends for you to attach yourself to the environment, the overall aura of the situation. In this book, though very well read, there is not a single story to follow, but those of multiple survivors.
I would listen to this author again, but investigate prior to purchasing what type of book it actually is.
None - There is not a specific character that you follow throughout the book.
This is not an applicable question given the type of book.
Maybe. It was an interesting story.
I liked they used lots of people to read this story to differentiate the characters. I felt it helped me keep up better rather than using one person to do 20 voices.
It was a very engaging story. Hard to put down.
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It was perfect! I loved the different voices for each character and how well it was done!
In my top 5!
It's a full cast, so no, I haven't heard anything like it before.
Awesome narrative approach-- it's a bunch of first-hand accounts of the zombie war. All-star cast and very tastefully done! I haven't seen the movie, but I doubt it can compare to this. I consume alot of audiobooks and I took a chance on this one (since I didn't know much about it) and it's one of my all time favourites! Check it out! You won't be disappointed!!