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  • The Long Earth

  • By: Terry Pratchett, Stephen Baxter
  • Narrated by: Michael Fenton Stevens
  • Length: 11 hrs and 30 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184

The Western Front, 1916. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong, and the wind in the leaves in the trees. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of No Man's Land gone? Madison, Wisconsin, 2015. Cop Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive - some said mad, others dangerous - scientist when she finds a curious gadget: a box containing some wiring, a three-way switch and a potato. It is the prototype of a life-changing invention....

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Reminds me what we are go to miss

  • By Graham Butterworth on 17-05-2015

Reminds me what we are go to miss

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

Reviewed: 17-05-2015

Pratchett's familiar sense of humour with a little more science behind it. His books always comment on some part of society and this one is no different. One of the main characters is a reincarnated Tibetan motorcycle mechanic reborn into a soft drink vending machine. The story makes you laugh while it makes you think, I can't download the rest of the series quick enough.

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