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Extended Audio Sample Hull Zero Three (Unabridged), by Greg Bear
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (1,800 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Greg Bear Narrator: Dan John Miller Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2010 ISBN:
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A starship hurtles through the emptiness of space. Its destination - unknown. Its purpose - a mystery.

Now, one man wakes up. Ripped from a dream of a new home - a new planet and the woman he was meant to love in his arms - he finds himself wet, naked, and freezing to death. The dark halls are full of monsters but trusting other survivors he meets might be the greater danger.

All he has are questions - Who is he? Where are they going? What happened to the dream of a new life? What happened to Hull Zero Three?

All will be answered, if he can survive the ship.

Hull Zero Three is an edge-of-your-seat thriller set in the darkest reaches of space.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Adonna | 2/17/2014

    " This is only the second Bear book I have read, but I much preferred Darwin's Radio to this one. Far too many questions left unanswered, Hull Zero Three left me with a sense of the story not being finished, ripe for a sequel. But if he rounds out the story (and characters) with another book I do have sufficient interest to continue. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chandrika Moka | 2/13/2014

    " This was a little different from his usual. Which is of course a good thing. Not many authors have the ability to change their writing style. He has evolved into one of the best authors and this book clearly shows why he is one of the few on top of the science fiction game. Somehow I feel he wrote this book with the same mindset as his Halo series. If this was to be converted into a game, I would play that game! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mark | 1/27/2014

    " Not one of Bear's better efforts. Predictable and annoying, plus a bad retrofit of Algis Budrys's "Rogue Moon." "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Irfon-kim | 1/14/2014

    " A good number of people found this story weak and derivative, and I can't argue there, at least with the latter part. All of my descriptions start with, "It's kind of like X." You might go so far as to say that all the generation-ship ideas have been wrung dry, and that might be true. However, I love the genre, and this is one of the few really good *concise* examples. Generation ships by their very nature tend to go on at quite a bit of length, and jump into multi-part series at the drop of a hat. Hull Zero Three is a compact, tightly-paced, exciting whirlwind of a tale in comparison. It packs a lot of thrills while throwing in enough brain candy to satisfy, if not necessarily to be life-changing. The urgency drains out of the book somewhat toward the end of the book, but the wider plot picks up the slack nicely. In some ways this is just the kind of bait-and-switch that Hollywood keeps pulling where they promise a taut science fiction thriller but then turned it into slashy horror in the second act, and perhaps it disappoints some people in the same way (being neither wholeheartedly either horror or cerebral science fiction, really), but I think that if you watched Pandorum despite your better judgment and came away wishing someone would do that story right, then this is probably a book for you. (Note that I read it as an audiobook, which meant it lasted somewhere between six and eight hours for me. This probably affected my perception of investment and pacing. It might work less well on paper, as you might expect more of it or have wanted it to be shorter for what it delivered.) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Michelle | 1/12/2014

    " Not the most typical sci-fi I've ever encountered and I definitely must commend the author for creating a world unlike anything else, yet the prose often gets in the way of itself--too self-conscious by half--and the ending is strangely typical and boring. The allegory is loud and clear; I only wish the creativity was as boisterous. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Bobby J | 1/6/2014

    " Couldn't figure out where the charcters were on the ship most of the time. Thought the concept was terrific, just wish I hadn't been so lost! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Gerry Vogel | 12/7/2013

    " Um, it's the STARLOST with like BIOTECH! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Russell | 12/1/2013

    " The first half of this book (action in Hull One) is a fast paced blitz - Id give it five stars. After that the story gets bogged down a bit in explanations - still worth reading & I did enjoy it. Stayed up late to read and finished in 3 nights. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nimble Knitter | 11/21/2013

    " I liked this book. The writer did a great job of describing what the characters were experiencing even though they had no common frame of reference. It was beautifully written. The idea of the story was fascinating and one that I hadn't run across before in my reading. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Kathryn Brooks | 11/8/2013

    " It seemed like a lot of effort for a basic message and for questions that are not yet answerable. Bear's descriptions quickly became repetitive and predictable. Yes, folks were cold, hungry and in danger. The ending tried to neatly wrap up the entire experience. Not worth the ride. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Cameron | 5/11/2013

    " Not the book I expected, but not bad. A very bleak view of an early (mostly) human diaspora to the stars, with only the bright core of human conscience keeping the cast from being subsumed in the awful red-tooth-and-claw proceedings. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Karen | 10/17/2012

    " meh... I liked the narrator (audiobook). the story was a bit complicated and didn't really feel like the conclusion was compelling. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chas | 10/14/2012

    " I really enjoyed this, I will look at more of his books in future. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jonathan | 8/25/2012

    " Thought this might have been the bookifcation of a pulp magazine multipart novel that I loved many years ago, but alas this was pretty lame. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Paul | 5/22/2012

    " Another good book from Greg "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Christian Danish | 5/17/2012

    " Wanted to like this book more then I did, loved the start but never really went far enough to develop the plot. I also had a hard time connecting with the main character. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Lisa Wolf | 11/4/2011

    " What a mess. I really have next to nothing to say about this book. Just a big, sci-fi muddle that made no sense to me. I considered dropping it after 30 pages, then decided to stick it out to see if it all came together later on. Unfortunately, no. Not recommended. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Ken Wermann | 8/17/2011

    " This book is very interesting. The depths humanity goes to survive. Great read! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Russell | 5/11/2011

    " The first half of this book (action in Hull One) is a fast paced blitz - Id give it five stars. After that the story gets bogged down a bit in explanations - still worth reading & I did enjoy it. Stayed up late to read and finished in 3 nights. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Jana | 5/8/2011

    " Good enough to bother finishing, but that's about it. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Rcharbon | 5/3/2011

    " Didn't get my attention, gave up when library due date arrived. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Mark | 4/24/2011

    " Not one of Bear's better efforts. Predictable and annoying, plus a bad retrofit of Algis Budrys's "Rogue Moon." "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Andy | 4/23/2011

    " Fab read great story "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 June | 4/20/2011

    " Hopefully, it becomes more interesting as I get into the book. ..was disappointing "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Robert | 4/17/2011

    " ran out of patience 50 pages in... will not finish "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Karen | 4/11/2011

    " meh... I liked the narrator (audiobook). the story was a bit complicated and didn't really feel like the conclusion was compelling. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Sschallerxx | 3/30/2011

    " Pretty depressing and dark, and while that's fine in a lot of books, there wasn't anything new or interesting here. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Carrie | 3/29/2011

    " Yes, a little derivative. But still pretty satisfying. Carried much more emotional resonance than I expected. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 James | 3/29/2011

    " This is my first Kindle novel. It was good reading, a nice generation starship novel with an interesting premise (can't tell without spoiling). I liked the character of Teacher, though I thought he was strained when his double (clone) showed up. A good Greg Bear novel. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Chris | 3/28/2011

    " Wierd Book. Lots of thinking, but interesting story. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Lisa | 3/25/2011

    " What a mess. I really have next to nothing to say about this book. Just a big, sci-fi muddle that made no sense to me. I considered dropping it after 30 pages, then decided to stick it out to see if it all came together later on. Unfortunately, no. Not recommended. "

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