I think it would be great for someone who could not get to sleep.
It was hours of meaningless clap trap, narrated by someone who spoke in a slow deep monotone voice. Nothing is really Synchronized but unconnected statements that did not add up to anything.
I would not try another Wilcock "performance" even if the story was about me.
This book was just a lot of hippy, dippy and silly new age statements trying to find a philosophy. Kind of like the stuff people come up with when they have mind altering drugs and alcohol.
One of the few things I have ever experienced that had me thinking about, farming, the nature of nitrogen, oxygen and Hydrogen and their different properties, Physics, space travel, survival, human nature, bureaucracy and future planetary travel and media while laughing out loud. Flawlessly brilliant, incredibly suspenseful while oddly comforting.
The book, is basically about not panicking, making the best of a situation while being realistic. I remembered and learned a little High School science, while laughing at the predicaments, and seeing how one person can live even at the edge of survival.
This was the type of experience that I had expected or hoped would be among the best audible could provide. The reading allowed me to passively become part of another world. It was a brilliant read that made me feel as though the people were all real, and that I could know their thoughts, motivations and hopes. A brilliant creation of a lost world.
Was hooked as soon as I heard his voice, with all its cunning and caution. He captured the presumed weary character of Cromwell. A pragmatic, devious, yet mindfully pious and thoughtful man, that was wise enough to know he was playing a deadly game in a jungle where all the animals were predators yet foolish enough to think that he alone would not be devoured in the end.
At the end of the book, when Cromwell becomes introspective and thinks about the effect that a death had on himself, and knowing that even though he was wiser, more intelligent and thoughtful than his adversaries, he never the less would succumb to the awful fruition of historical forces, forces which he himself would unleash. Some of it was intentioned by the protagonist but other forces unpredictable and unknowable until revealed, until the bitter end, thereby like the others Cromwell outsmarted, becoming his own executioner.
Took a lot of purchases at audible to get to the one that made all the other duds worth it.
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