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Good concept, poor writing

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 26-07-2017

Scalzi has a pretty interesting concept for a sci fi universe. The organisation of the government is fairly unusual.
Which is a shame, because his writing is rather poor and dialogue dull. The performance of the reader is quite good though.
I recommend this if you have already read all the other scifi stuff you want to read and don't have anything else left. Even then I'd rather go back and re-read a classic

Well voiced and a strange and interesting story

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-05-2017

Eaters of the Dead is a strange and fun book. Unconventionally, it's told as if reading an old translated manuscript, with fake foot notes and translation explanations to boot.

If you liked the film that was based of this, you'll probably like the book. Alternatively, the protagonists journey through cultures completely alien to him makes it exciting and feel almost fantasy. It's a short listen, so give it a chance.

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