I re-read this series every few years and love the story. It is a great series and I strongly commend it. As others have said if you love Red Dawn (th..Show More »e 80s version) this is a great series. That said the narrator's inconsistent and incorrect pronunciation really became an annoyance for me, distracting from the overall experience.
I am surprised that other people have positively rate the narrator's ability to voice each character, I found this to be a weakness. I guess we all perceive and experience things differently, this narrator is not to my taste.
I loved this book as a teenager, and loved revisiting it as an adult. it's both hard-hitting in its realism and relatability, and engrossing in its ja..Show More »rring strangeness - we go from a normal bunch of kids camping out, to the fear of having to decide what to do as victims of a military invasion - hide? Fight? What would you do? These themes and associated thoughts and feelings are thoroughly explored with all the passion and introspection of reflective adolescence.
Suzi Dougherty's performance is spot-on, with varied pacing for the reflections and the action, and consistent, relatable voices for each character. She brings Ellie's narrative voice to life. This audiobook is worth a listen whether you're new to this series, or revisiting an old favourite in a new format. I can't wait to get to the others.
I read some of these books in primary school,but I'm finally past where I got up to then, and the suspense is real, as is the surprise with the twists..Show More » and turns in the narrative. The narration is perfectly paced, and brings the story alive with both humour and suspense brilliantly executed.
I first read the tomorrow series as a 15 year old. I couldn't put the books down then and when I started listening to these for the sake of nostalgia ..Show More »6years later I found myself once again completely entranced. Marsdens gift for understanding the mind of teenagers, especially "rurals" like myself is amazing. This allows him to construct such characters as Ellie, Homer, Kevin, Fi, Corrie and Lee in a way in which young adults can only connect with. Suzy Doherty is great in her delivery of the story and of conveying Ellie's emotions throughout the text. The story is enthralling from start to finish. The combination of character and plot development with incredible internal and external struggle, not only within charcters themselves but as a group will take hold of you and not let go. I highly recommend you read this. 5 stars