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  • Wool: Silo, #1; Wool, #1-5

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Hugh Howey
    • Narrated By Amanda Sayle
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (1410)
    Performance
    (1295)
    Story
    (1307)

    In a ruined and toxic landscape, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society full of regulations they believe are meant to protect them. Sheriff Holston, who has unwaveringly upheld the silo’s rules for years, unexpectedly breaks the greatest taboo of all: He asks to go outside.

    Michael G. Kurilla says: "Post-apocalyptic life in a silo"
    "Amateur Hour in Prose and Performance"
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    What disappointed you about Wool?

    Mr. Howey has created an interesting concept but utterly lacks the literary talent or psychological insights necessary to make this series worth one's time.


    What didn’t you like about Amanda Sayle’s performance?

    Amanda Sayles might be a very nice woman, perhaps even possesses acting talent, who knows? But how in the world she was hired to perform an audiobook must remain one of the universe's great unfathomable mysteries. She has one voice, her everyday, perfectly pleasant conversational one, but all other efforts at characterization sound like a daycare teacher's effort to use cartoony voices to entertain her three year old students. I do not blame her but rather the publisher or whomever who made the decision to use her. Just like we don't blame Sophia Coppola for accepting a lead in Godfather Part III and exhibiting to the world how ill conceived was that casting. Just tell me that Amanda had once donated a kidney to the publisher's child and I will stop shaking my head at the thought that in this world of such talented actors, Amanda Sayles was considered the best choice for this series.


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