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  • DroidMesh Trilogy: Complete Boxed Set

  • By: Billy DeCarlo
  • Narrated by: Billy DeCarlo
  • Length: 15 hrs and 26 mins
  • Unabridged
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    2 out of 5 stars 3
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    2 out of 5 stars 3
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    2 out of 5 stars 3

The remnants of human civilization create their own utopia on an alien planet. A brilliant robotic scientist breaks the rules in an attempt to make his impaired son whole. Meshing android and human minds is considered impossible, a societal taboo, and illegal. Can the sorrow of a father, the challenge of a feat never accomplished, and the promise of normalcy for a son who has never known it motivate a man beyond his ethical boundaries? What happens when it all goes wrong?

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • It should have been labeled, "for juveniles"

  • By Rick B. on 10-21-18

It should have been labeled, "for juveniles"

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1 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 10-21-18

A perfect example of why authors should never narate their novels.
This series was difficult to finish, offered nothing new and is written at at 4th grade level. Summed up in one word : terrible.

  • Olympos

  • By: Dan Simmons
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
  • Length: 36 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 777
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 712
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 713

Beneath the gaze of the gods, the mighty armies of Greece and Troy met in fierce and glorious combat, scrupulously following the text set forth in Homer's timeless narrative. But that was before 21st-century scholar Thomas Hockenberry stirred the bloody brew, causing an enraged Achilles to join forces with his archenemy, Hector, and turn his murderous wrath on Zeus and the entire pantheon of divine manipulators; before the swift and terrible mechanical creatures that catered for centuries to the pitiful idle remnants of Earth's human race began massing in the millions, to exterminate rather than serve.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent, But Sometimes Overwhelming

  • By thomas on 02-10-16

time to read Homer

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Reviewed: 04-21-18

After reading the Hyperion series I found myself interested in John Keats poetry. Now I guess it's time to read Homer's Iliad. Great