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Prador Moon

Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
Series: Polity, Book 1
Length: 9 hrs
4.5 out of 5 stars (17 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

The Polity Collective stretches from Earth Central into the unfathomable reaches of the galactic void. But when the Polity finally encounters alien life in the form of massive, hostile, crablike carnivores known as the Prador, there can be only one outcome - total warfare.

Chaos reigns as, caught unawares, the Polity struggles to regain its foothold and transition itself into a military society. Starships clash, planets fall and space stations are overrun. But for Jebel Krong and Moria Salem, trapped at the centre of the action, this war is far more than a mere clash of cultures, far more than technology versus brute force. This war is personal.

Prador Moon is one of Neal Asher's most shocking excursions into the Polity's universe of over-the-top violence and explosive action - a vivid, visceral, brilliantly intense space opera that you won't forget soon.

©2017 Neal Asher (P)2017 Macmillan Digital Audio

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Great.

Good, epic plot. Author accent a bit out of place and unfitting but still good

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great story, Neal Asher is a master storyteller

loved this novel. the audio sometimes is a little funny and could be more suited to comedy, but most of it is totally riveting. if you like Asher, or are into space opera science fiction, this is almost essential.

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Typical Asher

Always enjoy Neal Ashers work, narration was somewhat stilted but rescued by the engaging plot.

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  • MR N FURZE
  • 09-10-2017

Great stuff!

My favourite Neal Asher story and a good place to start for anyone considering Mr Asher.
Very good performance by the narrator.
Thanks Audible for finally obtaining some more Neil Asher, I look forward to reading them all.

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  • Adam
  • 06-12-2018

First audiobook

really enjoyed prador moon after a recommendation from my father. Ric Jerrom gives a great variety of voices which helps differentiate all the main characters. Felt a little short but perhaps that's due to my reading speed in comparison to being read to! overall very good, recommend.

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  • Phillip
  • 08-11-2018

had high hopes but it's just meh

had heard great things about Neil Asher but I found the story to be all over the place with no real point.
The narrator was far to excited all the time. sorry I just didn't enjoy it.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 21-08-2018

Good concepts, poor character development

Nice ideas but difficult to follow in places. The human story is disappointingly weak. Performance was very good once you get used to his unusual pauses.

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  • paul sparks
  • 19-07-2018

A nice Polity addition

The story was quite interesting and added more to the story of how the polity prador war started but the narration was (for me) below the standard Im used when listening to Peter Noble narrate the Neal Asher books I’ve purchased, the narrator sounded as if he was attempting to imitate Stephen Fry and not doing so very well at that. I hope that Neal Asher continues to use Peter Noble in future

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  • Petteri
  • 07-05-2018

Well written/acted aliens

Voice acting is slow at times, but with aliens its very entertaining, best in the book i thonk.

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  • Tommi Elonen
  • 13-11-2017

My first touch to Polity universe

I started reading the books in chronological order (from goodreads.com) so this was my first touch on the Polity universe even though this seems to be one of the latest books from the writer.
Some mixed feelings here, partly it felt like this book was done to set up a scene, attention was paid to characters that were introduced but never again seen. Luckily partly this book told an interesting tale.
The reader did not quite succeed here, there were no pauses or other indications when point of view changed. This created confusion at the beginning but less so near the 50% mark.
At the moment, I'm not yet sure if I continue reading the Polity books. Probably.

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  • Dave
  • 31-10-2017

Great story -super slow and boring narration

Great hard sci-fi but I kept checking to see if the speed was set to 75%. The slow boring narration detracts from the pace and excitement of the story. Becomes much better if listen to at 125% speed

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