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  • The Brink

  • Stories
  • By: Austin Bunn
  • Narrated by: Austin Bunn, Luke Daniels, Tanya Eby, and others
  • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 17
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 16
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 17

Brimming with life and unforgettable voices, the stories in Austin Bunn's dazzling collection explore the existential question: what happens at the end, and what lies beyond it? In the wry but affecting "How to Win an Unwinnable War", a summer class on nuclear war for gifted teenagers turns a struggling family upside down. A young couple's idyllic beach honeymoon is interrupted by terrorism in the lush, haunting "Getting There and Away".

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I love at least three of these stories

  • By Victor @ theAudiobookBlog on 03-13-16

Incredibly written, captivating performances

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-17

This collection was incredibly written, and the performances were captivating. Each story was its own unique world, covering various genres from sci-fi to romance to realistic fiction. A few of the stories I wasn't a fan of, not because of the writing style, but because of my dislike of the characters, which in and of itself is a sign of good writing. My favorite story was "The End of the Age Is Upon Us," with "How to Win an Unwinnable War" coming in at a close second. My least favorite story was "Hazard 9." The bonus story at the end of the book was also interesting and captivating.