Borne
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    Borne | Jeff VanderMeer

    Borne

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Jeff VanderMeer
    • Narrated By Bahni Turpin
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    A ruined city of the future lives in fear of a despotic, gigantic flying bear, driven mad by the tortures inflicted on him by the Company, a mysterious biotech firm. A scavenger, Rachel, finds a creature entangled in his fur. She names it Borne. At first Borne looks like nothing at all - a green lump that might be a discard from the Company. But he reminds Rachel of her homeland, an island nation long lost to rising seas.

    There May Be Hope...

    I love Jeff VanderMeer's mind - his imagination is extraordinary. He writes beautifully, and empathically, and although Borne is set in a bleak and fr..Show More »

    Reviewed on 07 August 2017 by Scallywag ()