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Wolf and Iron Audiobook

Wolf and Iron

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Publisher's Summary

After the collapse of civilization, when the social fabric of America has come apart in bloody rags, when every man's hand is raised against another, and only the strong survive. "Jeebee" Walther was a scientist, a student of human behavior, who saw the Collapse of the world economy coming, but could do nothing to stop it. Now he must make his way across a violent and lawless America, in search of a refuge where he can keep the spark of knowledge alive in the coming Dark Age. He could never make it on his own, but he has found a companion who can teach him how to survive on instinct and will. Jeebee has been adopted by a great Gray Wolf.

©1990 Gordon R. Dickson (P)2014 Audible Inc.

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    Robert Putney, United Kingdom 11/04/2016
    Robert Putney, United Kingdom 11/04/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "Hated the female. Disliked the narration."
    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Better character decisions and the lead female being less of a selfish bitch.


    What will your next listen be?

    Fear the Future: The Fear Saga, Book 3 (not that it has much integrity but it is easy listening)


    How could the performance have been better?

    Less annoying accent.


    What character would you cut from Wolf and Iron?

    Not enough characters to cut any out.


    Any additional comments?

    As far as post-apocalyptic goes this was a weak effort.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Last Man
    United States
    14/02/15
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    "Decent idea that gets bogged down quickly."

    I now know more about wolves than I ever really wanted to. Don't get me wrong, the story has its moments but those moments were usually embedded among long monologs from the main character constantly speculating about the wolf's motivation for doing ANYTHING. It became very distracting through in a 19 hour listen, and gave me the impression it was mostly filler as it had little bearing on the plot. Mr. Collin's style was fitting for the main character, but his idiosyncratic way of narrating always made everyone seem agitated and out of breath. I finished the book not really caring about the characters or whether there would be a sequel.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • Thomas J. Olofsson
    Chicago, IL, US
    09/05/15
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    "From Geek to Great"

    This is a sort of coming of age novel. The narrator, an introverted social scientist, is transformed by the world around him. As society crumbles around him he rises to the challenge. Really good story. Great characters. Terrific character development.

    There are lessons here, in how to prepare and in how to be human.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Sarah
    04/02/15
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    "Meh."

    It took awhile to become accustomed to the cadence and intensity of the narrator. The story was ok, very descriptive but not that complex in plot. The ending was abrupt and unfulfilling. Overall I am glad with the purchase, but would not listen to it again.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Henry H. Smith
    Gainesville, Florida
    30/12/14
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    "THIS COULD BE THE BEGINING OF A GREAT SERIES!"

    This book had a different feel to it than most of the 'World breaks down and goes to S*it' Books that Iv'e listen to, "and I have listen/read a couple dozen of them!". I'm giving 4 stars for the story for one reason; I believe this book is a great start to the beginning of a series. There wasn't as much action or Wolf in the book that I had hoped for but a great foundation has been set for more in a possible series.
    OK - The world goes to hell in a hand basket. A smart kid bolts out of a town he's not wanted in, bumps into a wolf along the way and the two of them "kinda sorta" start a partnership. Boy and Wolf meet girl, boy and Wolf leave girl, girl goes looking for boy.
    Narrator - Kevin T. Collins is not my favorite. His mellow voice took a little to get use too but I warmed up to him a quarter of the way into the book.
    Would I listen to the book again? NO. Would I purchase book two? Absolutely!
    My hopes are that book two comes out and I get to write a review stating that the book takes off and grabs me right from the beginning.
    We shall See. :-)

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • W
    Garner, NC, United States
    30/12/15
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    "Awful."

    So many plot flaws. Awful performance. Would not recommend to anyone. Sorry.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • D. Davis
    26/04/15
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    "A maudlin survivalist story"

    The narrator keeps reading statements with am inflection as of they were questions.
    Not much happens of interest.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Daniel
    Roswell, GA, United States
    23/04/15
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    "Wish the narrator could pronounce words correctly"

    it's edible not eatable. There are a few more that will drive you nuts. I loved the book. lots of details.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • B
    20/02/15
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    "Great listen for a long drive"

    Good story. It was nice that the whole family could listen. A lot of detail but adds to the plot instead of being a distraction.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Curtis
    FRISCO, TX, United States
    19/01/15
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    "A most thoughtful and surprising story."

    This was really an unsuspected good read. I found myself satisfied with the ending but still wanting more. What's next?

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Andrea Armitige
    25/09/16
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    "Borderline boring"

    I struggled to finish this book. Take my advice an listen to something else.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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