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  • The Slow Regard of Silent Things

  • By: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Narrated by: Patrick Rothfuss
  • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 324
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 304
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 305

Patrick Rothfuss narrates The Slow Regard of Silent Things, a companion novella to his bestselling Kingkiller Chronicle novels that shares an enchanting new perspective on the Four Corners realm. Renowned as a bastion of knowledge, the University draws the brightest minds to unravel the mysteries of enlightened sciences, such as artificing and alchemy. Yet deep below its bustling halls lies a complex web of abandoned rooms and ancient passageways.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Book not for everyone

  • By Amazon Customer on 05-07-2017

Just awful

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-02-2017

After reading both of the earlier books and really enjoying them, I found this really disappointing. It's complete drivel.

1 of 2 people found this review helpful

  • The Three-Body Problem

  • By: Cixin Liu
  • Narrated by: Bruno Roubicek
  • Length: 14 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 207
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 189
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 189

Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, a secret military project sends signals into space to establish contact with aliens. An alien civilisation on the brink of destruction captures the signal and plans to invade Earth. Meanwhile, on Earth, different camps start forming, planning to either welcome the superior beings and help them or to fight against the invasion.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By Amazon Customer on 29-11-2016

Good if you're a science nerd!

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 28-01-2016

I found this book a bit tedious. The narrative begins well but then takes a back seat to extended explanations of particle physics. Not for me... Struggled to get through it.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful