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Emily Marie Adams

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  • Diaspora

  • By: Greg Egan
  • Narrated by: Adam Epstein
  • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 207
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 191
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 191

Behold the orphan. Born into a world that is not a world. A digital being grown from a mind seed, a genderless cybernetic citizen in a vast network of probes, satellites, and servers knitting the Solar System into one scape, from the outer planets to the fiery surface of the Sun. Since the Introdus in the 21st century, humanity has reconfigured itself drastically. Most chose immortality, joining the polises to become conscious software.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Fabulous Story, Disappointing Performance

  • By Ben on 12-08-13

Narration is a deal breaker

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-07-15

I have no idea how good the story is, as the narration is so horrible that I couldn't listen to more than 15 minutes. It is monotone and halting, like the reader doesn't understand what he's reading, or is reciting a recipe. Very disappointing.

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