O. Ashford

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Good but not great like 'The Windup Girl'

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Reviewed: 10-01-17

I did enjoy this but it felt like an episode of a TV series rather than a movie. There were a lot of incidental characters that felt a little underdeveloped (although the main characters were well created and fleshed out.) I feel it could have done with another major story arc to really 'deepen' the story. Still enjoyable - just a little 'empty'. Definitely worth a read or listen though.

Thoughtful deep contemplation on a possible apocal

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Reviewed: 13-04-15

Where does The Last Ship rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

It's definitely in the top audiobooks I've read.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Last Ship?

The wistful reminiscences of the captain juxtaposing the current scenario and world with that of his memories brings into focus what has been lost.

Which scene did you most enjoy?

The island

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

It would be if not for the fact it's ~30 hours long!

Any additional comments?

It's not a super fast based book but it is so well worth the listen, part of the charm is the seeming peace that punctuates the moments of fear and disaster. The narration is fantastic and Christopher Lane's voice is rich and deep but also versatile enough to cover all required situations. Although the book did reach a satisfying conclusion I could have definitely listened to another 30 hours!

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