Fans of the Gunslinger will not be dissapointed in this book. King's comfort and skill in telling the story of the Dark Tower continues to build. I highly recommend it. King writes for a listening audience.
great bad guys
Always good crime stories, and great villains. But Alex is a boor. He is continuously doing stupid predictable things that complicate his work and annoy at least one reader.
Revisiting and learning more about an old friend, Roland of Gillead. And I always love it when King reads his own works, he is a great story teller.
I enjoyed it. Some of the stories were eye-rolling boring but some were quite good. I listen to audible when I drive, and a couple of these had me eager to get home to my wife (or someone's). I like girls, and these are definitely all about girls. I especially liked the narator Alison Valentine, yummy voice. I'll definitely buy another.
Totally enjoyable read/listen. I would recommend this to anyone who likes a good story in a non-traditional environment. Character development was rich and a cheeky sense of humor prevailed. The first thing I did when I finished the story was to go on-line and see if there was a series, I hope there will be.
I noticed none of the positive reviews made it to the front of the list. The plot was fun, the science was credible, the characters were two dimensional -- total Crichton. Many of the reviewers sounded like characters from the book, making environmentalism an act of faith and not science. If Crichton's point was that I shouldn't trust the environmental special interests any more then I trust industry special interests -- I think he made his point. A good read. It will need a good screenwriter.
I have to agree with the earlier review, very enjoyable book. Good science, good story, good sense of humor.
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