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  • Dark Star

  • By: Oliver Langmead
  • Narrated by: Toby Longworth
  • Length: 5 hrs and 1 min
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

I was wrong to think that there were floodlights. Nobody's got a torch lit. There's no need. She's difficult to look at. She's too bright. She's lighting the whole damn scene with her blood. Welcome to Vox. A city of perpetual night, existing under a star that burns in darkness. Light-starved citizens shoot up on Prometheus while the wealthy live in the radiance provided by three Hearts that beat light into the city. Aquila. Corvus. Cancer.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • wonderfully dark story.

  • By alan douglas on 06-08-17

wonderfully dark story.

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-08-17

I haven't read much noir or detective based books in the past. This book gave me a very good introduction into that world.

A very imaginative book with a winding story that keeps you hooked. I listened to the audio book obsessively over 2 days at every and any opportunity I could.

I will listen again and read at some point. I already have Oliver's next book on my bedside table and can't wait to get started after this.

I highly recommend this book.