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Minecraft: The Island (Narrated by Jack Black)

The First Official Minecraft Novel
Narrated by: Jack Black
Length: 6 hrs and 17 mins
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Summary

Random House presents the audiobook edition of Minecraft: The Island by Max Brooks.

Two editions, two narrators, one thrilling story. Enjoy this version read by Jack Black, and then be sure to check out the other available version narrated by Samira Wiley.

The first official Minecraft novel! In the tradition of iconic adventures like Robinson Crusoe and Treasure Island, the Number One New York Times best-selling author of World War Z tells the story of a hero - stranded in the world of Minecraft - who must unravel the secrets of a mysterious island in order to survive.

Washed up on a beach, the lone castaway looks around the shore. 'Where am I? Who am I? And why is everything made of blocks?' But there isn't much time to soak up the sun. It's getting dark, and there's a strange new world to explore!

The top priority is finding food. The next is not becoming food. Because there are others out there on the island...like the horde of zombies that appear after night falls. Crafting a way out of this mess is a challenge like no other. Who could build a home while running from exploding creepers, armed skeletons, and an unstoppable tide of hot lava? Especially with no help except for a few makeshift tools and sage advice from an unlikely friend: a cow.

In this world, the rules don't always make sense, but courage and creativity go a long way. There are forests to explore, hidden underground tunnels to loot, and undead mobs to defeat. Only then will the secrets of the island be revealed.

©2017 Max Brooks (P)2017 Random House Audiobooks

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This app is amazing I am 11 and I love it it’s lit so definitely try it out

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awesome

i love minecraft and jack blacks voice really suited it. i really enjoyed listening to this book.

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I love It!

I found this book on YouTube because my favourite youtuber told me about it. I just think it’s Amazing!

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Jack Black is Amazing as usual

shame the story isn't grate but Jack Black has a realy god and very emotive voice that really carries the tale

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This Is GREAT!!!!!!!!!

I couldn't bear to leave the this book. IT .WAS. GREAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AND. I LOVED . IT

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epic book for Minecrafters (10 year old son)

my 10 year old son loved the paper back book. and found the audiobook very entertaining, fun, educational.

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I love it

This is the best book on history and it should be a royal book for the Queen

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A relatable Book for life and Minecraft

It had heart and soul written in the form of lessons everyone can learn from.

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Brilliant but the music was a bit too loud

It is a brilliant book but the music was too loud. I have the actuall book too and that is fantastic. Also jack black was a super narrator.

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Outstanding story

I am 10 and this was the best story in the world ever loved all of it buy it it is awesome