The book started out a little slow and I felt like I was required to be a little long suffering with the main character but the resolution was well worth it. I felt like the last twenty minutes of the book made it all worth while.
The plot was clever and the characters were quite interesting. A really great read!
The book is a pretty easy read but the expanded, bonus content is where I felt I got my money's worth.
This book was full of anecdotes and hype designed to whip you up into a frenzy but after listening to over half the book, I had no idea how to hack my hormones, do a single better lift or anything useful for that matter.
Apparently a 'real world guide' means a ton of stupid bro talk and allusions to how much sex you should be having. I gave up after half the book and feeling like the big reveal was just around the corner only to be replaced by another useless anecdote.
It should be called Infomarketing: Engineering an Unreal Guide. Next!
I thought this book was quite entertaining. A few observations...
1. The lack of relationships was criticized but in the context of a 'ghost man' I thought this was appropriate. The main character was ruthlessly pragmatic and ultimately unencumbered by emotional attachments.
2. There were similarities between Jack Reacher which was a plus since I am a huge fan of Lee Child. Just more of a good thing.
3. For me, personally, there were plenty of moments in the book where I was pleasantly surprised at the way the way the scenes played out. It was slick and clever.
So all in all, a solid freshman effort that I would recommend to anyone.
Report Inappropriate Content
If you find this review inappropriate and think it should be removed from our site, let us know. This report will be reviewed by Audible and we will take appropriate action.