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Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter, Book 1: The Mandalorian Armor

Narrated by: Anthony Heald
Length: 2 hrs and 59 mins
3.5 out of 5 stars (5 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

He is Boba Fett, the most feared and successful bounty hunter in the galaxy, and even the most hardened criminals tremble at his name. Now he faces the deadliest challenge of his infamous career: an all-out war against his most dangerous enemies.

As the Rebellion gathers force, Prince Xizor proposes a cunning plan to the Emperor and Darth Vader: smash the power of the Bounty Hunters Guild by turning its members against each other. Only the strongest and most ruthless will survive, and they can be used against the Rebellion. It's a job for the fiercely independent Boba Fett, who jumps at the chance to destroy his rivals. But Fett soon realizes the murderous factions, criminal conspiracies, and the evil at the Empire's dark heart. Boba Fett has always finished first. And in this game, anything less is death.

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Awesome!

Absolutely loved it! Will definitely be repeat listening to this one! Great narrating too!

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Disapointing

What would have made Star Wars: The Bounty Hunter, Book 1: The Mandalorian Armor better?

The book needed to be longer than 2hrs.
Although the voice variation was appreciated, it became a little bit annoying.

What will your next listen be?

Darth Bane - Destiny of Evil

How did the narrator detract from the book?

His voice animation was really annoying and sometimes difficult to understand.

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

The storyline had much more potential but just didn't elaborate enough to make it a great listen..

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  • Jeremy
  • 05-05-2008

Filling in the Gaps

Although I am a big fan of Star Wars, I have not read all the books, comics etc. So there is alot of back story to discover. Boba Fett is one of the best characters. Even delivering a serious appearence in the Legacy of the Force series (which I highly recommend), The Bounty Hunter series is a fantastic addition to my library. Most of the story spread across the New Hope and Return of the Jedi timeline.

The character development, and narration of the book is fantastic.

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  • chad kuntz
  • 28-07-2018

Abridged audiobooks are the terrible

The story was ok. I guess. It’s hard to tell since it’s abridged. I really don’t like Anthony’s “range” of voices.

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  • Trake
  • 02-01-2019

background noises are awful

I don't know who decided what the background noises where going to be but that person should be fired. like in the opening scene you hear jungle noises that make it slightly hard to listen to the story and it turns out they are on tatooine. so this guy is searching wreckage on tatooine?? All I can hear is birds chirping and monkeys screeching. i listened to the whole thing and the story wasn't that bad but I wont be dl any more bc the background noises where that bad

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  • Shaun L
  • 09-12-2018

Very poor narration

The story seems OK, but I couldn't make it more than a chapter with the poor narration. The women sound ridiculous and Darth Vader sounds like a character from a Star Wars mockery.

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  • Andy Durloo
  • 29-11-2018

very good

well read, and a great continuation of the what happens to Fett, can't wait to read the otthers

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  • Amazon Customer nutbutter
  • 02-09-2018

if you dig star wars,bounty hunters in particular

this is the books for you,great peripheral story with great effects i think,buy it won't be sorry

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  • Jason Randolph
  • 28-08-2018

bounty hunter

This was a short story.
I just hope the next two are longer.
the narration was ok but a little subdued.
I think the dancer they picked up is Mera Jade. the emperor's hand.
(spoiler) they have to survived the explosion.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 08-08-2018

Good book

the only issue I had with the audible version of this book is that, at times, the background sound effects were so loud that you couldn't hear the narrator.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 30-07-2018

awesome book. awesome presentation. . .. loved it

felt like a movie in my mind. highly recommended........will definitely be listening to many more

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  • Christopher Perri
  • 06-07-2018

Headphone users beware

Music is incredibly loud and some sound effects will blast and destroy your ears. Headphone users beware.

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  • Jack
  • 14-01-2018

Nothing happened...

The entire book was talking about how cool boba fett was, while boba fett did literally nothing of note, in fact the only thing that happened was a guy found boba fett at the start. Then the rest was different people talking about how cool he was. If he's so cool make him do something

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  • Gordon
  • 07-01-2016

boba fett!!

everyone's favourite bounty hunter! A great 'read!' and highly addictive! definitely going to get the others in the series