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The Technician

Narrated by: Peter Noble
Series: Polity, Book 4
Length: 16 hrs and 35 mins
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Summary

In Neal Asher's The Technician, the Theocracy has been dead for 20 years, and the Polity rules on Masada - but it is an order that the rebels of the Tidy Squad cannot accept, and the iconic Jeremiah Tombs is top of their hit list.

Tombs, meanwhile, has escaped his sanatorium. His insanity must be cured, because the near-mythical hooder, called 'the Technician', that attacked him all those years ago did something to his mind even the AIs fail to understand. Tombs might possess information about the suicide of an entire alien race. It's up to the war drone Amistad to discover this information, with the help of an ex-rebel Commander, the black AI Penny Royal and the amphidapt Chanter.

Meanwhile, in deep space, the mechanism the Atheter used to reduce themselves to animals stirs from slumber and begins to power up its weapons....

©2017 Neal Asher (P)2017 Macmillan Digital Audio

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Engaging from start to finish

I am played by catch up with Neal Ashers books and an probably reading them out of order but I am enjoying each and every one. This book expands the story and fills in the gaps in my Polity knowledge and lore, great listen and Peter Nobles narration as always is outstanding

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Top Class Again!!

One of my favourite in the series. And really well voiced over . Now on to the next one

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SUPERB ONE OFF STORY SET IN THE SAME UNIVERSE.

THIS BOOK FILLS IN SOME GAPS FROM OTHER SERIES SET IN THIS UNIVERSE.WAS ENTHRALLED FROM START TO FINISH DID NOT SEE ANY OF THE TWISTS TURNS AND REVELATIONS COMING.IS THERE ROOM TO EXPAND ON THIS BOOK I HOPE SO IF NOT IT IS A MUST READ FOR ANYONE WHO LIKES THE NEAL ASHER UNIVERSE.

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Great story, crappy narration. Where's Ric Jerrom?

Loved and got used to Ric Jerrom narrating the Neal Asher books. Then a switch to Peter Noble (who's good in many ways at voice acting), but utterly kills the feeling of continuity from the Agent Cormac series. Sad.