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  • The Unholy Consult

  • By: R. Scott Bakker
  • Narrated by: Kevin Orton
  • Length: 21 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 87
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 81
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 81

In The Unholy Consult, the Men of the Great Ordeal have been abandoned by Anasurimbor Kellhus, and the grand crusade has dissolved into cannibalism and chaos. When Exalt-General Proyas, the Prince-Imperial Kayutas at his side, attempts to gain control of the lost Men and continue their march to Golgotterath, it rapidly becomes clear that the lost Lord and Prophet is not so easily shaken from the mission.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • Bakker still too impressed with himself

  • By Josh on 10-17-17

Trash

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-30-18

Rambling mess, I've never been so eager to finish a book. I cannot, with any honesty, reccomend the second series of these books to anyone, this is the first time listening to an audiobook has felt like a chore. I'm done with this author.

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  • The Lions of Al-Rassan

  • By: Guy Gavriel Kay
  • Narrated by: Euan Morton
  • Length: 19 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 770
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 727
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 727

The ruling Asharites of Al-Rassan have come from the desert sands, but over centuries, seduced by the sensuous pleasures of their new land, their stern piety has eroded. The Asharite empire has splintered into decadent city-states led by warring petty kings. King Almalik of Cartada is on the ascendancy, aided always by his friend and advisor, the notorious Ammar ibn Khairan - poet, diplomat, soldier - until a summer afternoon of savage brutality changes their relationship forever.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Lots of drama

  • By Kat Hooper on 10-12-12

Excellent

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

Reviewed: 06-25-18

Excellent all around; story, narration and general presentation. Very few people write a story like Guy Gavriel Kay & his books are always an immersive experience. The narrator was also an absolute pleasure, voicing the difderent characters in a manner where no thought was needed to differentiate one character from the other, unlike the monotone I've experienced from some others. I eagerly await GGK's next book & I can't recommend this one highly enough.