Are you kidding me, this guy who read the book is so bad! He reads like he is reading it for the first time and sounds like a low-end AI voice in a lo..Show More »w budget Sci-Fi B-movie.
If its a Kim Stanly Robinson book its a great book and the guy who read the Mars Trilogy was a fantastic reader, so i didn't even listen to the preview but i will not be downloading the other 2 books on this set if the same guy read them
The story and characters are interesting enough to keep me engaged but this narrator is driving me crazy. His cadence and mispronunciations make it se..Show More »em he is reading this for the first time. Ugg!
I want to offset some of these negative reviews, and the final book in the series was my favorite by far. This series is fiction about the lives of s..Show More »cientists... not science fiction. It's not action packed, not thrilling, and not exactly romantic. In particular, I found the interrelated discussions of climate science and American Transcendentalism to be utterly captivating, and truly moving. If you want a thriller/ shoot em up, you probably shouldn't get this. If endless digressions about about hiking in the Sierras, raising children, looking at paintings by Vuillard, reading Emerson, Listening to Astor Piazzolla, and considering the carbon sink capacity of lichen covered trees in Siberia sounds interesting, than this is the book for you.