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    Flood | Stephen Baxter

    Flood

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 17 mins)
    • By Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By Chris Patton
    Overall
    (77)
    Performance
    (51)
    Story
    (51)

    Four hostages are rescued from a group of religious extremists in Barcelona. After five years of being held captive together, they make a vow to always watch out for one another. But they never expected this... The world they have returned to has been transformed by water - and the water is rising. As it continues to flow from the earth's mantle, entire countries disappear. High ground becomes a precious commodity. And before 50 years have passed, there will be nowhere left to run....

    Content versus Narrator

    Stephen Baxter is excellent at expressing a future vision as a possibility and as such the book is first class.

    Unfortunately the narrato..Show More »

    Reviewed on 09 November 2010 by Keith (Grimsby, UK)
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    Ark | Stephen Baxter

    Ark

    • UNABRIDGED (16 hrs and 13 mins)
    • By Stephen Baxter
    • Narrated By Chris Patton
    Overall
    (93)
    Performance
    (70)
    Story
    (69)

    With the discovery of another life-sustaining planet light years away, there is hope for a chosen few to leave the soon-to-be submerged Earth. Holle Groundwater is one of the candidates, having been trained for this purpose since childhood, when the ships Ark One and Ark Three were being built. But as Holle prepares to endure life aboard the Ark, she comes to realize that her attempt at escape may be more dangerous than trying to stay afloat on a drowning planet.

    A great bit piece of end-of-the-world sci-fi

    Combing a kind of epic disaster movie scope and real-life fringe science, Ark is a compulsive listen. Stephen Baxter is obviously a real science nerd,..Show More »

    Reviewed on 14 March 2011 by Paul (Uddevalla, Sweden)