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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (5,962 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Kevin Brockmeier Narrator: Richard Poe Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The memories of loved ones permeate this hopeful tale that creates a vivid connection between the living and the dead. Souls' afterlives depend on whether the living remember them. A wildlife specialist, cut off from the rest of the world by a virus, keep Download and start listening now!


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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Andy Glasser | 2/10/2014

    " This story was somewhat interesting. I was a little bored with it at times, though I think it was worth reading. It was an entertaining read, and strange in a good way. I was a bit disappointed with the ending at first, but later resolved that it was innevitable. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jeremy | 2/10/2014

    " I'm conflicted about this novel. On the one hand, the ideas behind it are fantastic -- the first chapter pulls you in immediately. On the other hand, the constant shifting of the narration among minor characters just ends up leaving you unfulfilled. Laura's struggle (and what her struggle means to the dead) is what captivated me. However, the story going on in the city of the dead feels underdeveloped. Several forays into the past of minor characters feel like they go nowhere. Yet the writing is strong, and (with the exception of some sidetracking) the story moves along at a nice pace. It's a good story, if not exactly great. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Muriel | 2/9/2014

    " Not as good as I thought it would be.... "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jonathan | 2/6/2014

    " Wow, that was a weird story. Huh. "

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