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Oblivion Audiobook

Oblivion

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Publisher's Summary

Having escaped from Hong Kong, the Five Gatekeepers - Matt, Pedro, Scott, Jamie, and Scarlett - are scattered in a hostile and dangerous world. As they struggle to regroup and plan their next move, the malevolent King of the Old Ones gathers his forces in Oblivion: a desolate landscape where the last survivors of humanity must fight the ultimate battle.

©2012 Anthony Horowitz (P)2014 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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    Jack Churchill 09/11/2016
    Jack Churchill 09/11/2016

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    "A thrilling and unexpected end"

    I've always loved how varied each book in The Power of Five is, and Oblivion takes that to new heights. It's unlike any of the other entries in the series, and even the story threads within the main plot straddle multiple genres, locations, and themes.

    The slow reveal of how the status quo has shifted is gripping. and Oblivion maintains that intrigue throughout as it explore how this shift has affected different parts of the world. Horowitz has essentially stripped down this universe to its core, then built an entirely new one around it. This means that long time readers and newcomers are all introduced at the same pace, creating a self contained story for all, with many extra layers of depth for fans.

    Oblivion pulls no punches, no one is safely hidden behind plot armour, making the whole experience enthralling from start to finish.

    The narrator does a good job conveying both the subtleties of dialogue and the urgent pace of action. The American accent is really quite wonky but otherwise he does the material justice.

    A must listen for fans of the series, and definitely something to consider if you're a newcomer. A true epic.

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    Brian 10/07/2016
    Brian 10/07/2016 Member Since 2013
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    "Disappointingly finished"
    Would you try another book written by Anthony Horowitz or narrated by Paul Panting?

    Yes, although Paul's American accent is appalling


    What was your reaction to the ending? (No spoilers please!)

    It felt rushed - trying to cram too much into one (albeit very long) book. Almost seemed like the writer was getting bored at the end and wanted to get it done, rather than thinking about how to effectively bring the series to an exciting close.


    What aspect of Paul Panting’s performance might you have changed?

    Hi false American accent.


    Could you see Oblivion being made into a movie or a TV series? Who would the stars be?

    Only with a major rewrite of the ending.


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    Sunday77 13/06/2016
    Sunday77 13/06/2016
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    "Very good but a little confusing at the end"

    I really liked this book - in fact the whole of the power of five books- however I am some what confused by the ending of this
    last book - as I've heard it before- where the ending is totally different- I wonder if anybody has come across this too?

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    Hannah 02/05/2016
    Hannah 02/05/2016 Member Since 2014
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    "Obliviously overwrought apocalypse"

    It can be hard to take such high stakes seriously, but there are some genuinely horrible moments (intentionally so) among the more laughable ones.
    The narrator was generally competent but had a distractingly bad American accent.
    Overall this is fun YA fare that successfully ties up the loose ends of the series. Go for it for for an introduction to horror and fantasy or if you're a fan of Horowitz.

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    sam saunders 29/07/2015
    sam saunders 29/07/2015
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    "well written"

    very good
    sad that the series is finished. very suspenseful and well thought out sorry

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    Kitkatscanread Fordingbridge, Hampshire, United Kingdom 27/07/2015
    Kitkatscanread Fordingbridge, Hampshire, United Kingdom 27/07/2015 Member Since 2016
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    "Epic!!"

    Loved this book! Full of adventure and action. Perfect. Paul does a great job with his narration.

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    Rebecca 05/04/2015
    Rebecca 05/04/2015
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    "fantastic"

    love this set of books have read n listened to them a few times now...an original story and an interesting read

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    jonathan 21/01/2015
    jonathan 21/01/2015 Member Since 2012
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    "A little disappointing"

    I enjoyed the story and revisiting the characters but felt even at 24hrs worth of audio book it's a little rushed and over simplified.

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