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Wool Audiobook

Wool: Silo, #1; Wool, #1-5

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Publisher's Summary

In a ruined and toxic landscape, a community exists in a giant silo underground, hundreds of stories deep. There, men and women live in a society full of regulations they believe are meant to protect them. Sheriff Holston, who has unwaveringly upheld the silo’s rules for years, unexpectedly breaks the greatest taboo of all: He asks to go outside.

His fateful decision unleashes a drastic series of events. An unlikely candidate is appointed to replace him: Juliette, a mechanic with no training in law, whose special knack is fixing machines. Now Juliette is about to be entrusted with fixing her silo, and she will soon learn just how badly her world is broken. The silo is about to confront what its history has only hinted about and its inhabitants have never dared to whisper. Uprising.

©2012 Hugh Howey (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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    Wout 10-11-16
    Wout 10-11-16
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    "Riveting"

    Excellent narration, with clearly distinguishable voices; very well thought-out book, making you yearn for more.

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    George Edwards 10-09-16 Member Since 2016
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    "I Normally Loathe Self Published"

    I normally loathe self published authors because the work is very shoddy and should not be printed. That is not to say that there are no good self published authors, just that they haven't gone through the quality checks that are usual to the publishing world. This is way different. This is really good stuff. I am now Hugh Howie fan.

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    Benjamin Clark 10-05-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great book!! Loved it"

    Great book compelling story loved it! Liked it over I zombie but that's pretty good as well

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    Dana C. Johnson 10-04-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Eh."

    Decent story but I was bored for at least half of it.

    Readers "male voice" is awful.

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    CindiL Wisconsin 10-03-16
    CindiL Wisconsin 10-03-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great story, the narrator wasn't THAT bad!"

    First off the narrator. Wow, I almost didn't get this down load because of the negative comments on the narrator. She didn't do mens voices very well I agree, especially Bernards but he is described in the book itself as having a nasaly voice lol so thats how she did it. I thought the rest were fine for the most part and didn't detract from the story for me personally.

    The first 1/3rd of the book was slow. Stuff was happening but I thought when is something REALLY going to happen??? But then the rest of the story was fantastic. Can't wait to download the 2nd!

    Many people have already discussed what the book is about so I won't. What stood out to me is how far reaching the effects of one person can have on others. Loved it. Loved the strong female protaganist, refreshing.

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    Matthew Gregory 09-29-16 Member Since 2015
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    "A real struggle"

    I really deserve a metal for finishing this thing. All of the character voices the narrator uses sounded like the ones you would use to mock someone. The actual content would have made for an interesting 4 hours, the book made for a painful 18.

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    David B. Egleston Ceres, Ca. USA 09-29-16
    David B. Egleston Ceres, Ca. USA 09-29-16 Member Since 2015

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    "Good story - terrible narration"

    The story is one that's been told before with some interesting twists and subplots.
    A couple of murders were never completely solved but we're led to believe the main antagonist was responsible without confirmation.

    The narrator was so bad with her vocal characterizations that it actually ruined the story. It would have greatly increased the enjoyment of a good story to have a male voice read the male conversations. What we end up with is a Bugs Bunny cast of characters.

    The non-vocal part of the story is read in a very pleasant and interesting voice.



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    Jayho74 09-26-16
    Jayho74 09-26-16 Member Since 2016
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    "don't believe the 2 stars, THIS IS WORTH YOUR TIME"

    First off, everything about this book, is thoroughly quality. THE NARRATOR IS NOT annoying!

    The story is not only congruent, it is BALLSY!, the author doesn't give a rat if you like this one or that, if they need to die for the story to work, they die. He has faith in His ability to make you care about other characters.

    also... GOOSEBUMPS, FEELS! they are here in abundance, and let's be honest

    THE REASON YOU LISTEN TO SCIFI/Fantasy/Dystopian future works, is for GOOSEBUMPS AND FEELS!

    buy, listen, profit.

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    KathyDB Texas 09-23-16
    KathyDB Texas 09-23-16 Member Since 2016

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    "Great story - narrator not so good"
    What made the experience of listening to Wool the most enjoyable?

    The story itself is very good and the book was well written. I look forward to the other books in the series. The narrator will be different.


    How could the performance have been better?

    The female voices were fine, the male voices were awful. Most sounded like cartoon characters. One especially reminded me of Elmer Fudd.


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    Billie J Leach 09-22-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Great Book"
    What did you love best about Wool?

    I have actually read the Wool series and loved the story line.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Amanda Sayle?

    I'm not sure who I would cast as narrator, but Amanda Sayle's voices for the male characters are terrible.


    Any additional comments?

    I still enjoyed listening, I just wish there was a better narrator.

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