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  • A Night Without Stars: A Novel of the Commonwealth

  • Chronicle of the Fallers Series, Book 2
  • By: Peter F. Hamilton
  • Narrated by: John Lee
  • Length: 26 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,386
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2,223
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,213

The planet is isolated from the rest of the universe, unable to seek help as it's targeted by hostile aliens. Bienvenido's ruling authorities have slowly responded to this gradual infiltration, but they have no idea that a highly organized invasion is now under way, designed to wipe out all human life on the planet. All factions must work together to survive. Unfortunately, due to prejudice against enhanced Eliter humans and crippling technophobia, the parochial government won't collaborate.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Space Opera

  • By Gr on 11-08-16

Great finale for the series!

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Reviewed: 10-13-16

In true Hamiltonian fashion, the author continues the enthralling story of the Paula, Cassandra, Nigel, and a cadre of other sentient beings- some good, but one very bad species intent spoilers here!

This is a great listen - John Lee does a commendable job seamlessly shifting from human to alien characters.

Get all of the Commonwealth series audiobooks - if you like good hard science fiction coupled with an expansive reference universe, Peter Hamilton does it quite well.

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