This book is pure magic. I hated physics when I was at school, possibly because the teacher didn't have the talent for teaching that Mr (or Dr) Tyson does. The information is presented in an humourous form but imparts the basic knowledge in a way that's easy to learn. The narrator does an excellent job, making the book come alive for you. I was totally impressed and adore the book.
This book, I admit, took me a few listens before I realised how good it was. To begin with, I found it boring, then I really listened to it. It's full of information that's both informative and funny (although some of it may be out of date by now). The narration is good and the prologue is particularly funny, having been written by Dean Koontz. It gets a bit boring again towards the end when the authors questions cartoonists about the future of comic books. All in all though, it's a good listen, showing where the story of a comic book very often neglects the science in preference to the storyline. For fans of both comics and science, it's illuminating.
This is one of the best books I have heard. Okay, the voicing's not great but the story more than makes up for it. The solution is out of the ordinary and a surprise for those who don't follow the clues closely.
This one is not PJ at his best overall (and I am a confirmed fan). The earlier stuff is dated but the fishing and hunting are hilarious. Definitely worth a listen, though
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