Though there is no shortage of science fiction with time travel elements in these days, also running in the cinemas, this book sets itself apart by its super attractive narcissistic concept.
All book long, you will linger between compassion for the protagonist, and a state of confusion with the elements of time paradox and destiny driving you close to madness. This has been one of my best listens ever.
Read this now before it is picked up and made into a movie. And by the way, the movie will be awesome!
This book, with its captivating title, gave me hope of a piece of fiction that tells a untold tale and creates a world within this book. It does not quite live up to that expectation though...
First of there is a huge issue with a book set in the near future, promising a different world, and then in fact is not really much different than today's world... Then add in descriptions of technology that is supposed to be revelations, that in fact are already among us, without adding anything futuristic to the equation...
When that pill is swallowed the story is really good, but the execution not. There is simply lacking detail, mystery and character depth. It is to shallow, just waiting to be picked up and movietized, sigh.
But in all, I enjoyed my 8 hours listen, although I kept hoping for more, all the way through...
The book is great, regardless of your purpose of reading it, it does okay in an audio form, but surely is better in hardcopy, even though the narrator does a really good job.
After listening to the book, you really need to go back and revisit some chapters to catch the finer points, or perhaps the book should be accompanied by a summary sheet. But luckily you can find tons of those pages on the web.
As a closing comment I would add that the book seems to short, and the chapters miss coherence, but I guess that comes when it should encompass Rapid Fat-Loss, Incredible Sex and Becoming a Superhuman.
Also many of the bonus chapters are lacking in the audibook, which is a pity.
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