Great Library
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    Ink and Bone: Great Library, Book 1 | Rachel Caine

    Ink and Bone: Great Library, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (14 hrs and 1 min)
    • By Rachel Caine
    • Narrated By Ben Allen
    Overall
    (4)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (4)

    In 48 AD, a fire set by the troops of Julius Caesar destroyed much of the Great Library of Alexandria. But what if the fire had been stopped? What would the library have become? Fast forward: The Great Library is now a separate country protected by its own standing army. Jess Brightwell, 17 years old and very smart, with a gift for mechanical engineering, has been sent into the Great Library as a spy for his criminal family....

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    Ink and Bone: The Great Library | Rachel Caine

    Ink and Bone: The Great Library

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 26 mins)
    • By Rachel Caine
    • Narrated By Julian Elfer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (654)
    Performance
    (585)
    Story
    (584)

    Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantly - but the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden. Jess Brightwell believes in the value of the library, but the majority of his knowledge comes from illegal books obtained by his family, who are involved in the thriving black market.

    Outstanding - never a dull moment!

    An intelligent, unique, and well written story! The narrator, Julian Elfer is possibly the best I've listened to ... As a former Drama teacher & curre..Show More »

    Reviewed on May 01 2016 by Cookiej (Temecula, CA, United States)
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    Paper and Fire: The Great Library | Rachel Caine

    Paper and Fire: The Great Library

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Rachel Caine
    • Narrated By Julian Elffer
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (204)
    Performance
    (183)
    Story
    (181)

    With an iron fist, the Great Library controls the knowledge of the world, ruthlessly stamping out all rebellion, forbidding the personal ownership of books in the name of the greater good. Jess Brightwell has survived his introduction to the sinister, seductive world of the Library, but serving in its army is nothing like he envisioned. His life and the lives of those he cares for have been altered forever. His best friend is lost, and Morgan, the girl he loves, is locked away in the Iron Tower and doomed to a life apart.

    Strong Sequel!

    Rachel Caine did not disappoint. Loved Ink & Bone ... Paper & Fire is just as good. No Book 2 let down. Action, adventure - excellent writing with a f..Show More »

    Reviewed on July 21 2016 by Cookiej (Temecula, CA, United States)