Once again, I take a shot in the dark, and this time, it's a win.
And for a fact, it's NOT because of Audible's description of the work. Tha..Show More »t description covers the first five minutes of the audiobook.
Think other dimensions, time dilation, neural AI mind entropy, rogue robots, nuclear fallout, new world order, suspended animation, and MUCH more.
Simpson delivers a well-written, smartly-paced and rich story, replete with rich character development, excitement, and tech-savvy future-tense believability. It beautifully sets the pace for the other novels in the series.
And, by the way, it just happens to be a great listen.
Lately, there's been a definite lack of truly noteworthy scifi/fantasy audiobooks offered here at Audible. I don't blame Audible for the lack of excellent work. There are great novels out there that are just beginning to be recorded to audiobook format, and it takes time.
So, this was a pleasant surprise, and I'm extremely glad I stumbled into it - So much so, that I'm securing the remaining novels in the series.
So, crack open that wallet, pull out that dusty credit, dear Audible listener, and put this enjoyable listen in your library.
Sometimes I write long review for books I like. It's not intentional - They deserve additional real estate on the page. In this case, I'll keep it V..Show More »ERY small - Christmas shopping, parties and miscellaneous festivities ensue. I'm on my way to a company Christmas party in the heart of the French Quarter! So, blame it on Christmas! Here goes:
It's different from the first, yet a good listen. Interesting changes and continuity. Good character development, but not as much as in the first book. Believably cool technology. Good plot lines, changes, and at least one surprise. Wow! I'm getting the next audiobook in the series. Well worth the Audible credit.
I would recommend this audiobook to anyone. The story line is easy to grasp and Ray Chase keeps the narration exciting. The Post-Human series takes ..Show More »a look at what man and machine can become.
Human Plus ranks 8.65 - 9.28 out of 10 in my modified rating scale. This audiobook combined a fast paced storyline with sizable slabs of thought prov..Show More »oking techno-cognitive harangues. As an added bonus, the author was gracious enough to include an omnipneumatic sex goddess whose mission in life is to be pounded like a pornstar by the main character as often as possible in order to compensate for feelings of rejection and low self esteem after some brainiac power monger that got his fill and then chucked her. Why didn't Human Plus score higher? Blame James' earth shakingly poor decision regarding his relationship with the above mentioned beauty.
Superb novel on its own, Inhuman fits perfectly with the first four. It explains enough background to be understood without the prior books, but is n..Show More »ot annoyingly repetitive as some sequels are.
Ray Chase is amazing. if this were made into series of animated feature films, Ray should do all the voices.