I can see why the book won awards. The thought that went into this work is VERY good. It kept me listening to the end but it was just so that I could..Show More » get to the end. It is a detailed look at what colonization would truly be like with all the good and bad points. If you want an action book this is probably NOT for you.
This is a pretty darn good series, though a bit preachy, it has a good story line and it is told in a fresh manner. The only suggestion I have is tha..Show More »t the narrator purchase a dictionary so that when a word he is ineasy with can be pronounced correctly.