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The Dark Forest Audiobook

The Dark Forest: The Three-Body Problem, Book 2

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Publisher's Summary

The Trisolarian fleet has left their home world and will arrive in four centuries' time. But the Sophons and their extradimensional emissaries are already here. This is the motivation for the Wallfacer Project, a last-ditch defence that grants four individuals almost absolute power to design secret strategies, hidden through deceit and misdirection.

Luo Ji, an unambitious Chinese astronomer, is baffled by his new status. All he knows is that he's the one Wallfacer that Trisolaris wants dead.

©2008 Cixin Liu (P)2016 W F Howes Ltd

What the Critics Say

"A milestone in Chinese science fiction." (New York Times)

"The best kind of science fiction." (Kim Stanley Robinson)

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    vlo 02-10-17
    vlo 02-10-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Forces you to reflect"

    A great piece of work that forces you to reflect about humanity, science, space and all of it.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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  • James
    4/29/17
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    "long winded but just about enjoyable"

    took a while to get used to the new narrator, but he did a better job all told. pretty heavy going for me, but had to see where the story led.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • P. Wise
    6/3/17
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    "slow start.and poor narration."

    the narrator cadence is very off putting. spoils what is quite a good story. series was available with a different narrator but I guess due to geographic licencing restrictions we are stuck with an interior narrator.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Liz... Bristol
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    3/15/17
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    "Interesting sci-fi from a Chinese author."

    I thoroughly enjoyed this sci-fi from a different culture. It brought a different angle to the genre, for me. My only difficulty was remembering the different character's names. I managed to follow the storyline well enough.
    Bruno Roubicek's narration was excellent, minimising my inability with the names.
    I will listen to the others in this trilogy, but don't understand why the first book has been unavailable to listen to almost since I came across it. Hopefully this will be corrected soon, and certainly before the third book is released to listen to.

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  • Christopher
    3/8/17
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    "Great story, didn't rate the reader. "

    Very enjoyable although I would have much preferred Luke Daniels (reader of the first book in the series) to read this one. I found this reader to be a monotonous, Luke bought the first book to life!

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  • Richard
    Vienna, Austria
    12/19/16
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    "Hervorragend!"

    Ein hervorragender Abschluss der Geschichte! Science Fiction, aber auch mehr! Mich begeistert es, wenn ein Autor unerwartete Aspekte und Wendungen enthüllt.

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