Monsters of Men Audiobook, by Patrick Ness Play Audiobook Sample

Download Monsters of Men Audiobook

Monsters of Men Audiobook, by Patrick Ness Play Audiobook Sample
FlexPass™ Price: $10.95
$7.95 for new members!(Includes UNLIMITED podcast listening) Add to Cart learn more
OR
Regular Price: $13.95 Add to Cart
Author: Patrick Ness Narrator: Nick Podehl, MacLeod Andrews, Angela Dawe Publisher: Candlewick on Brilliance Audio Audio Length: Series:The Chaos Walking Series Release Date: September 2010 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781441889560

Publisher Description

The riveting Chaos Walking trilogy by two-time Carnegie Medalist Patrick Ness.

“This is science fiction at its best, and is a singular fusion of brutality and idealism that is, at last, perfectly human.” — Booklist (starred review)

As a world-ending war surges around them, Todd and Viola face monstrous decisions. The indigenous Spackle, thinking and acting as one, have mobilized to avenge their murdered people. Ruthless human leaders prepare to defend their factions at all costs, even as a convoy of new settlers approaches. And as the ceaseless Noise lays all thoughts bare, the projected will of the few threatens to overwhelm the desperate desire of the many. The consequences of each action, each word, are unspeakably vast: To follow a tyrant or a terrorist? To save the life of the one you love most, or thousands of strangers? To believe in redemption, or assume it is lost? Becoming adults amid the turmoil, Todd and Viola question all they have known, racing through horror and outrage toward a shocking finale.

Download and start listening now!

Awards

  • A 2011 Arthur C. Clarke Award Finalist
  • Selected for the Autumn 2010 Kids' Indie Next List
  • Winner of the 2011 Carnegie Medal for Literature
  • A 2010 Publishers Weekly Best Book: Children's Fiction

Customer Reviews

Write a Review
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " What a way to end it! So good! JUST SO GOOD! I was on the edge of my seat the entire time! "

    - Sam, 2/20/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " I'm not much of a book reviewer, but this set of books really were refreshingly different and enjoyable to read. Wow, these books just keep revealing the story deeper and deeper as you go along. I really loved this triology. "

    - Martha, 2/19/2014
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Good story but I would have liked the book better without the distracting misspellings. "

    - Rita, 2/17/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I am surprised, but I really enjoyed this series. I would even love to read a 4th. Not short on action, and with enough heart to make you stick with the characters. "

    - Suzi, 2/11/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " WOW! This is by far the best endng to a book/seires that i have read. I loved every moment of this book! "

    - Kez, 2/5/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " A great closing to the Chaos Walking series. Everything wraps up in this action packed sequel. Todd fights with and against the Mayor for different opinions, and everyone meets with the aliens, the Spackle, in a giant war. "

    - Silas8cn, 1/23/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Best Book Ever!!!!!!! Best in series!!! Best in Science Fiction. Best Book of All Time!!!!!! Amazing fighting scenes! Action!!! This book was so good!!!!!!!! "

    - ☂, 1/18/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Love, Love, LOVED this series. "

    - Sarah, 1/16/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " I really enjoyed this series, thought it was exciting and good fun! I read them in quick succession, keen to find out what happened next "

    - Sue, 1/8/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " By far one of my favourites conclusions to a book. Fantastic, actually one of the first trilogies where each book got better. "

    - Ailsa, 1/7/2014
  • Overall Performance: 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5

    " awful, horrible a waste of time "

    - Amy, 12/21/2013
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Wow, I couldn't have enjoyed this book anymore than I did. I highly recommend this series, if you liked Maze Runner you will love this! "

    - Chandra, 7/18/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " this book was tedious to get through. war war war. that's all it was. and when you thought it was done there was more war. the 100+ pages a chapter didn't help either. it did close the series really well and the ending was satisfying as well. "

    - Pastey, 7/7/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Really enjoyed the final book of this series. "

    - Penny, 2/13/2013
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " And fine final book for this trilogy. I wasn't disappointed one bit. "

    - Lectus, 9/29/2012
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " BEAUTIFUL END TO THE TRILOGY!! The ending left me crying and might I add, in public!!! So good. "

    - Calong, 7/20/2012
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " This is the first time I have absolutely loved all three books from a trilogy. I don't cry that much when reading books, but the ending of this one was just too much. Happy and sad at the same time. I really don't know what to say. I love this book so much it hurts. :( "

    - Zaina, 5/9/2012
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This thing could probably have been half as long and still been good. The army's coming, the army's not coming, the army's coming, the army's not coming. OKAY ALREADY. At least the Mayor was a better villain than Aaron. "

    - Alison, 3/14/2012
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " i found this absolutly fascinating "

    - Phillippa, 3/6/2012
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " As I neared the end, I found myself pressing against my chest to try to stop the ache. All I can say is wow. This series got better as it went along and it wasn't like anything else I have read. "

    - Crystal, 9/13/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Very heart wrenching!! amazing series, amazing characters, amazing ending. I am speechless. "

    - Sheryl, 6/30/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Last in the Chaos Walking Trilogy. What a fabulous Trilogy! Highly recommended. "

    - Dianne, 5/16/2011
  • Overall Performance: 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5

    " Can you count a book as read if you look at the first and last page and then toss the book in disgust? Please stick to writing reviews from now on Patrick Ness. Or at least allow your characters to have thoughts that continue across several sentences. "

    - Elizabeth, 5/9/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " this book tells you all you need to know especially if you haven't read the rest of the series. Ness uses excellent vocabulary and his characters are brilliant. his ideas are unique in the way that no one else would ever of thought of them. this book is superb. definately 5 * "

    - Jordan, 5/9/2011
  • Overall Performance: 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5

    " reallly confusing! didnt know who spackle, the answer or any1 woz! x "

    - Rebecca, 5/9/2011
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Good addition to the trilogy. Satisfying ending although I would have done things differently at times. "

    - Julie, 5/8/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " I want more! I loved this series. "

    - Ms., 5/8/2011
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Even though the only books I read from Patrick Ness was the Chaos walking series(Which is probably his only books.)I still enjoyed it because it had lots of action descriptive languege there to imagine the background and how it was like. "

    - Leo, 5/5/2011
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " while there were a lot of things that i liked about this series, i really felt like it would have benefited from some tighter editing. the story would have been just as powerful and more gripping if it was condensed into one or two books. "

    - Johanna, 5/4/2011
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Amazing, stunning, and just as addicting as the first two books! I am in love with Ness and his writing!!! I really hope his work gets the attention it deserves. The man's a genius. "

    - Pixy, 5/4/2011

About the Author

Patrick Ness is best known for his books for young adults, including the Chaos Walking trilogy and More Than This. Twice in a row—for Monsters of Men and A Monster Calls—he won the Carnegie Medal, the oldest and most prestigious book award for children’s writing in the UK. A Monster Calls was also the first book ever to simultaneously win the Carnegie Medal and the Kate Greenaway Medal for illustration. Ness has taught creative writing at Oxford University and is a literary critic for the Guardian. Born in Virginia, he lives in London.

About the Narrators

Nick Podehl is a professional voice actor. He has narrated numerous audiobooks, many of which have won prestigious awards, including fourteen AudioFile Earphones Awards. He currently lives and works around Grand Rapids, Michigan, with his wife.

MacLeod Andrews is an actor, voice actor, and Earphones Award–winning audiobook narrator who earned the prestigious Audie Award for best narration in 2018. He has starred in a number of independent short and feature films and is a member of the Rising Phoenix Repertory Company in New York City.

Angela Dawe is an actor, writer, and audiobook narrator based in the Midwest. Her work as an actor has included roles in theater, film, and television, as well as improv and sketch comedy with such theaters as Second City and the Annoyance. In the literary world, Angela has received multiple awards and nominations for her work as an audiobook narrator, and is a published fiction author herself. She holds a BA in philosophy, so if the writing/performing work dries up, she has something to fall back on.