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Crudrat Audiobook

Crudrat

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Publisher's Summary

Original score by Danny Schade

Welcome to Wheel: a perfect world without poverty, disease, or want. Tinkered and tuned in every way for maximum order by Rank and Spoke, every child knows her destiny - so long as she can take the neural implant.

The defective, whose bodies reject the implants, do not exist. Ghosts. Cyphers. Haunting the edges of society, living on scraps, killed for sport. A lucky few, the Crudrats, scrape out a perilous living cleaning the toxic wastes from the great machines that power the station.

Meet Maura. Cypher. Crudrat. Grown too tall, alone in a spaceport with no use for her, doomed to starve. With only her crud-eating murmel and an alien monster to help her, she must find a way to survive, or escape, before they catch her and blow what's left of her life, and her companions, into space.

From the pen of Gail Carriger, ArtisticWhispers Productions presents an unabridged full-cast young-adult adventure that brings golden age-style science-fiction into the 21st century, stuffs it full of heart and gives it a finely polished, gleaming edge.

©2009 Gail Carriger (P)2014 ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc.

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    Elizabeth 05-25-16
    Elizabeth 05-25-16 Member Since 2013
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    "wish more books would do this."

    I loved how this book was read. the story is also fantastic. But a whole cast reading a book is my new favorite way to listen to one.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Ss 08-31-16
    Ss 08-31-16
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    "Can't get past narration"

    I guess I just don't like when there is a lot of dramatic effect when narrating. The music, the whispery voice of the main character, the other cast - I couldn't bear it. I'll try to read this instead.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Rosalie Adams 08-05-16
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    "Full cast...not so great."

    The pitch and volumes of the various cast members seesaws distractingly, to its detriment. The story tone is a change for Carriger. I've loved her other series for their witty dialogue and laugh out loud action. Crudrat is a fast moving story without the humor of the author's previous offerings. The world building is solid and clearly this is the first in a series. But this is geared more for a middle grade reader more than the Parasol Protectorate, Finishing School, and Custard Protocol series. Take it or leave it. It's a quick read or listen.

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    mary San Antonio, TX, United States 07-10-16
    mary San Antonio, TX, United States 07-10-16 Member Since 2016

    I was a 'readaholic' for most of my life. I started crochet and other hobbies. That took away from my reading time. I discovered audio books at the library. That set me off. now, that I am older my eyes make it too difficult to read. So I now am a very diligent audio book listener!

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    I enjoy most of this author's work. I gave this a try. The story is excellent. It's a world easy to visualize. The characters are great. A good space adventure.

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    Halz 06-01-16
    Halz 06-01-16
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    "Unexpectedly brilliant"

    I have been a fan of Gail Carriger since discovering the parasol protectorate, so didn't think twice about trying this audiobook. Although the full cast approach took some getting used to, it was a really enjoyable experience, and another fantastic story by this author. Please, please, please write a sequel soon!

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    Fan reader 03-02-16
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    "Love it!"

    I absolutely love it! This is my favorite now. And it's very entertaining! Plus, it's worth the listen.

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    abraun011 09-12-16
    abraun011 09-12-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Great Story. Love Gail Carriger"

    The cast performance was really well done. BUT I have to admit it took a few "clicks" to adjust to the narration by J. Daniel Sawyer. It just seemed really slow. Surprising when you find out he also does some of the best voices in the script. The story was intriguing and the acting great.

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    Patrick Ruthford Maple Valley, WA United States 08-16-16
    Patrick Ruthford Maple Valley, WA United States 08-16-16 Member Since 2011
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    "Gail Carriger writing a fantastic story"

    Gail Carriger has written another great story about a young women finding herself. Great Story!

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