I enjoyed the ideas presented in the book but Philip K Dick's writing style is a little dry in parts. Scifi doesn't tend to age as well as some other genres but if you're interested in Scifi Noir it's a good one to have read.
Unfortunately the reading was a little too dreary for my taste. To Scott Brick's credit much of the book is supposed to be oppressive but there were scenes (police correspondences, action scenes) that should have been delivered without the characters sounding like they're overwhelmed with despair.
I think the book is worth reading but I would recommend getting it in paperback.
I believe this is my favorite book of the Malazan series so far. He spends a greater amount of time on a smaller cast of characters which allows for a lot more interesting character development.
There was some griping about the reader changing from Ralph Lister to Michael Page - I'll admit I wish the pronunciations and character voices had been more consistent with the previous books but Michael made a good performance. It's always a bit jarring when an actor changes mid-performance but that blame should be on the studio rather than the new guy.
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