Terra Ignota
Books in series2
UNABRIDGED
(4.2 based on 408 ratings)
  • 1
    Too Like the Lightning: Terra Ignota, Book 1 | Ada Palmer

    Too Like the Lightning: Terra Ignota, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (20 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Ada Palmer
    • Narrated By Jefferson Mays
    Overall
    (297)
    Performance
    (270)
    Story
    (272)

    Mycroft Canner is a convict. For his crimes he is required, as is the custom of the 25th century, to wander the world being as useful as he can to all he meets. Carlyle Foster is a sensayer - a spiritual counselor in a world that has outlawed the public practice of religion, but which also knows that the inner lives of humans cannot be wished away.

    Novelette plot in a full length novel

    The story wanders seemingly aimlessly and occasionally touches the story. The most interesting aspect was it's 19th century structure writing style th..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 21 2017 by Amazon Customer ()
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    Seven Surrenders | Ada Palmer

    Seven Surrenders

    • UNABRIDGED (17 hrs and 30 mins)
    • By Ada Palmer
    • Narrated By T. Ryder Smith
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (111)
    Performance
    (101)
    Story
    (100)

    In a future of near-instantaneous global travel, of abundant provision for the needs of all, a future in which no one living can remember an actual war, a long era of stability threatens to come to an abrupt end. For known only to a few, the leaders of the great Hives, nations without fixed location, have long conspired to keep the world stable, at the cost of just a little blood. A few secret murders, mathematically planned. So that no faction can ever dominate, and the balance holds. And yet the balance is beginning to give way.

    A masterpiece.

    For me, a life long lover of the sheer originality and depth that can come out of the SF genre, this will be one of those series that I come back to ..Show More »

    Reviewed on April 30 2017 by bswest5 (Winters, CA)