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Jo

Eclectic tastes in music and books, drawn to cheerful, beautiful, and gentle things

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  • The Long Earth: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By Michael Fenton-Stevens
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    (690)
    Performance
    (605)
    Story
    (614)

    The Western Front, 1916. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong and the wind in the leaves. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of no-man's-land gone? For that matter, where has Percy gone? Madison, Wisconsin, 2015. Police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive - some say mad, others allege dangerous - scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson find a curious gadget.

    colleen says: "A Different Pratchett"
    "Not a Pratchett"
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    As a long time fan of Terry Pratchett, I can tell you that this isn't a Terry Pratchett book. At least, there is little that would cause a Pratchett fan to think so. There's no humor, no amusing human element, no charm or wit. It's a fairly flat narrative, in fact. It's a sci fi that deals with time travel and other dimensions - hardly original stuff, but not bad either. In my opinion, there are better sci fi works out there.

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