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Star Trek, Voyager: Mosaic (Adapted)
- By: Jeri Taylor
- Narrated by: Kate Mulgrew
- Length: 2 hrs and 45 mins
- Original Recording
Mosaic is the incredible life story of Captain Kathryn Janeway, commander of the Starship Voyager! Read by Kate Mulgrew and enhanced with sound effects and an original score.
Relaxing and enjoyable
- By Ben on 08-22-04
Best Star Trek book I've heard yet!
Only Kate Mulgrew could have done this book justice. She IS Captain Janeway, as surely as William Shatner IS Captain Kirk... Everything about her narration of this story was delightful: pacing, inflections, and emotion were all spot on.
The story itself has three main threads running through it: milestones and character shaping events in Janeway's life, Tuvok and an away team stranded on a planet, and Voyager battling with the Kazon over said planet.
I most enjoyed the bits about Janeway's life. Kate Mulgrew really brings the young Katherine to life - you feel like you are there with her in her early life. The threads involving Tuvok, Kes, Harry, etc seemed to suffer somewhat from abridgement. Overall I wasn't terrifically interested in the these two other threads. There is one point where some Kazon meet a very gruesome end that I thought was unnecessarily grotesque and overdone. Fortunately this portion is brief. Overall, a most excellent and enjoyable listen. I really felt that the Janeway portions added a great deal of dimension to the character.
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