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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,323 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Hari Kunzru Narrator: Andrew Wincott, Lorelei King, Trevor White, Rupert Degas, Kerry Shale, Kate Harper Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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2008. The California desert. A four-year-old boy disappears, plunging his parents into the public hell of a media witch-hunt. But the desert is inexplicable and miraculous, and the family's fate is bound up with that of all those who have travelled before them through this brutally powerful landscape.nn Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “A gripping thriller…Kunzru uses his extraordinary gifts as a storyteller—his brightly textured prose, his empathetic understanding of his characters, his narrative flair—to turn a tabloidy tale into a genuinely moving portrait of a marriage and the difficulties of parenthood.” 

    New York Times

  • “Kunzru is wise beyond his years, [a] novelist in superb command of his craft…In his dazzling new novel, a desert is the setting, hero, and villain…Here is where the walking wounded come to pray to Yahweh, Allah, Vishnu, Coyote, the Brothers of Light. Here are cynical veterans from WWII, hard-bitten GIs fresh from Iraq, randy communards, washed-up bankers, wasted groupies. Here is death, sex, and rock-and-roll.” 

    Washington Post

  • “Mind-bending…[A] thrill ride of a novel about searching for truth.”  

    O, The Oprah Magazine

  • “A stunning achievement…Gods Without Men will undoubtedly prove to be one of the most important works of fiction published this year.” 

    New York Journal of Books

  • A 2012 Washington Post Notable Book for Fiction
  • A 2012 Barnes & Noble Best Book for Fiction
  • Winner of an AudioFile Earphones Award
  • A 2012 Booklist Editors’ Choice for Fiction
  • A 2012 San Francisco Chronicle Best Book for Fiction
  • One of the 2012 New York Times Book Review 100 Notable Books for Fiction

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Scott | 2/11/2014

    " So, most of this book was very good, compelling story, well written. I enjoyed the way the author jumped back and forth in time, reminding me of Cloud Atlas. But it just never really came together for me. I felt like the ending was forced and left feeling unsatisfied. I am glad I read it and there was some wonderful writing, but ultimately disappointing. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Louisa | 2/8/2014

    " Interweaving stories connected through time...I hoped it would end as hopefully (not quite the right word?) as Cloud Atlas. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Bobbie Russie | 2/1/2014

    " We've spent many vacations in Palm Desert, visiting the Giant Rock, the Integretron (both in Landers, CA), Joshua Tree Nat'l Park, and other crazy places in the high Mohave Desert. My husband was about to write a book about it, when I read a revue of this one. I enjoyed the book because I recognized the kernels of truth it was based on. The truth you would not believe... "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Holly | 1/28/2014

    " I just didn't understand it. "

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About the Narrator

Trevor White’s film and television credits include GenovaMoonshotDie Another DayHouse of SaddamBonekickersThe Path to 9/11Judge John Deed, and The Line of Beauty. His voice work in audiobooks and for BBC Radio include A Million Little PiecesRevolutionary RoadAzincourtBright Shiny MorningThe Great Gatsby, and Catch-22, for which he was nominated for an Audible Audiobook Award. He has also played Tullus Aufidius in Coriolanus for the Royal Shakespeare Company.