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Metro 2034 | [Dmitry Glukhovsky]

Metro 2034

The Metro books have put Dmitry Glukhovsky in the vanguard of Russian speculative fiction alongside the creator of Night Watch, Sergei Lukyanenko. A year after the events of Metro 2033, the last few survivors of the apocalypse, surrounded by mutants and monsters, face a terrifying new danger as they hang on for survival in the tunnels of the Moscow Metro. Featuring blistering action, vivid and tough characters, claustrophobic tension and dark satire, the Metro books have become bestsellers across Europe.
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Publisher's Summary

The Metro books have put Dmitry Glukhovsky in the vanguard of Russian speculative fiction alongside the creator of Night Watch, Sergei Lukyanenko. A year after the events of Metro 2033, the last few survivors of the apocalypse, surrounded by mutants and monsters, face a terrifying new danger as they hang on for survival in the tunnels of the Moscow Metro. Featuring blistering action, vivid and tough characters, claustrophobic tension and dark satire, the Metro books have become bestsellers across Europe.

©2009 Dmitry Glukhovsky; English translation 2013 Andrew Bromfield (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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    Viktor 04-07-15
    Viktor 04-07-15
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    "Realy good"

    It was a bit different campared to the first book but the Metro feel is still there and I an glad to hear that its the same narrator as in the first book

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    paul brennan san francisco 02-20-15
    paul brennan san francisco 02-20-15 Member Since 2014

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    "An honestly good story"

    This is the story about hope and following dreams even if they are rubbish and false. Although not the story of Artyom. It is the story of hunter and his what had happened to him and his resurfacing. Brought through the eyes or Homer and others.

    It is really a good read and the performance is brought out very well. Each character comes out in the vocalists work fluidly. Just sit back and enjoy the story.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Raleigh 12-20-14
    Raleigh 12-20-14 Member Since 2015
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    "A riveting tale far from the liking of the game."

    At first I glanced over the book thinking of the videogame but once I started listening I realized the book took on a while new approach well after the time period of the first book. Cascading the reader into a deep erotic view of life in a post apocalyptic life underground. This book leaves warmth in my imagination like no other.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    D. DOMINGUE 08-21-15
    D. DOMINGUE 08-21-15 Member Since 2014

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    "Like a Sophomore Album"

    This addition to Metro 2033 is about as fulfilling as Michael Crichton's The Lost World was to his Jurassic Park. It was extremely anticlimactic. I kept holding on, hoping that there would be some explosive discovery or some surprising connection to the original story's characters. That never happened. I'd be hard pressed to even summarize the story to a friend because so little happened. The narrator did an amazing job, again. Sadly, he didn't have much of a story to tell. This part of the series has made me know not to pre-order the third addition to the series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Per Jennische 06-18-15 Member Since 2015
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    "An average follow up to the splendid 2033"

    I really loved 2033 and had high expectations on this sequel, but unfortunately it failed to deliver. Even though pretty well narrated by Rupert Degas the story never caught on with me. Glukhovsky didn't manage to recreate the intense and dark feeling that made the first book so special.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Bradley E Scott 07-28-15 Member Since 2014
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    "beautiful but boring"

    This book had some stunning literary descriptions, but never had the story to compliment it.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Doc Jables IL 06-04-15
    Doc Jables IL 06-04-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Wish Audible Would Let Me Return It"
    This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

    I have no idea. I try to give books a chance but at the 4 hour mark I couldn't find much of anything I liked about it, other than the narrator's cool voice.


    What was most disappointing about Dmitry Glukhovsky’s story?

    Meandering with no noticeable objective. As I said, I couldn't finish it so I'm really just reviewing what I was able to pay attention to during the first 4 hours, which wasn't much.


    Have you listened to any of Rupert Degas’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    No, but I definitely would.


    What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

    Disappointment. I really didn't like Metro 2033 either but I pushed through it hoping 2034 would be better.


    Any additional comments?

    Audible: I buy loads of books from you guys...many extra beyond my subscription. Please let me return just this one, the only one I've ever wanted to return!

    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    fred KENDALLVILLE, IN, United States 02-26-14
    fred KENDALLVILLE, IN, United States 02-26-14 Member Since 2013
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    "not syfi ,how to write a book,"
    What disappointed you about Metro 2034?

    it bounces from one time to another


    What was most disappointing about Dmitry Glukhovsky’s story?

    couldn't find solid basis for the story


    Would you listen to another book narrated by Rupert Degas?

    1one more try


    3 of 42 people found this review helpful
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  • Iain
    7/20/15
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    "An excellent sequel to the original"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes, If you enjoyed the original you'll probably like this too.


    Any additional comments?

    This is a dreamier more descriptive book than the original, still an excellent read.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • ockie
    7/16/15
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    "Great Follow-up"

    A great book, not as good as 2033 but still a brilliant book. Excellent writing and story. definitely worth a read

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Pete
    6/9/15
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    "Superb"

    Loved Metro 2033 but didn't think this one would be as good, sequels rarely are. I was very pleasantly surprised, a fantastic story.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • mr hancox
    Ferndown, United Kingdom
    3/16/14
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    "Metro"
    Would you try another book written by Dmitry Glukhovsky or narrated by Rupert Degas?

    No


    What could Dmitry Glukhovsky have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    Sorry not my type of book I could not get my head round the story


    Who might you have cast as narrator instead of Rupert Degas?

    He was very good


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from Metro 2034?

    Could not finish the book


    1 of 25 people found this review helpful

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