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Alita: Battle Angel - Iron City

The Official Movie Prequel
Narrated by: Brian Nishii
Length: 8 hrs and 53 mins
4.5 out of 5 stars (30 ratings)
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Summary

The official prequel novel to the highly anticipated film

A long time ago, there was the Great War. The reasons for the war have been lost to time. On the shattered surface of the earth, there is a metropolis that lives amid the garbage thrown down from the inhabitants of a sky city floating above it. Welcome to Iron City. 

A lonely doctor specializing in cyborg repair, Ido, is doing his best to help the citizens of Iron City. But Ido has a double life, another persona born from the pieces of his broken heart.

Hugo, a young man surviving on a life of crime, spots the ultimate steal: an object that will unearth secrets from his own past. 

And Vector, the most powerful businessman in the city, has his sights set on a new technology that will change the future of Iron City forever....

©2018 Pat Cadigan (P)2018 Blackstone Audio, Inc.

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a very good book

great enjoyed every minute. can not wait for battle angel to drop will be epic

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learn more.<br /><br /><br />

You should take a listen to gain a deeper understanding of the Movie.
Yeah worth the time.

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lots of backstory but not much events

ci sono dei bei momenti in cui a tutti i personaggi (Ido, Chiden, Hugo e Vector) viene dato modo di brillare, ma la trama del chip non l'ho trovata così interessante, ho che abbia espresso il suo pieno potenziale facendo convergere a dovere tutti i personaggi, ci sono per lo più grossi monologhi ed esposizioni dei personaggi che veri confronti per lo più, l'azione é leggermente difficile da leggere anche per via di non avere una chiara idea dell'aspetto di molti cyborg, ma mi ritengo soddisfatto per quello che aggiunge appunto ai personaggi in particolare Hugo che nel film risultavo un pò blando e che invece ha molto da raccontare

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The missing star...

Although I enjoyed this introductory book, I am looking forward to the next one even more, thank you.

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  • Jason
  • 26-11-18

Meh

How to make a prequel book off a movie script yet to be released.....this is why we don’t do that. There is no character dev whatsoever . It jumps around way to much. I’m not even going to try the next book. Movie looks interesting enough though.

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  • Victor Sanchez
  • 09-12-18

meh, {cubed}

Its an adventure story set in the future with the obligatory sci fi phrases thrown in to assert as such.
It reads as a "young reader adventure" with very graspable concepts and language.
Sci fi phrasing could easily be replaced with magical phrasing and story line would still equally register.
So.. so regret getting it. quit 3rd of the way through and will not bother with Alita series.
Sooo much regret....
Anticipation for movie is tempered now, I still look forward to view movie but will now watch with jaundiced eye.

...thanks book (/s).

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  • Anonymous User
  • 28-12-18

he even did the voices.

I love it when they at least try to sound like different characters. good job!

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  • Corteris
  • 11-03-19

FULLED IN SOME BLANKS FROM THE NEW MOVIE

Good enough for what I was looking for. I just wanted to get more info before watching the movie.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 11-01-19

great for a prequel. can't wait to watch the 1993

great for a prequel. can't wait to watch the 1993 movie. also can't wait for the new book as well

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