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    Know your enemy - or be defeated.

    AD 2204
    An alien shipwreck is discovered on a planet at the very limits of human expansion - so Security Director Feriton Kayne selects a team to investigate. The ship’s sinister cargo not only raises bewildering questions but could also foreshadow humanity’s extinction. It will be up to the team to bring back answers, and the consequences of this voyage will change everything.

    Back on Earth, we can now make deserts bloom and extend lifespans indefinitely, so humanity seems invulnerable. We therefore welcomed the Olyix to Earth when they contacted us. They needed fuel for their pilgrimage across the galaxy - and in exchange they helped us advance our technology. But were the Olyix a blessing or a curse?

    AD 50,000
    Many light-years from Earth, Dellian and his clan of genetically engineered soldiers are raised with one goal. They must confront and destroy their ancient adversary. The enemy caused mankind to flee across the galaxy, and they hunt us still. If they aren’t stopped, we will be wiped out - and we’re running out of time.

    Salvation is the first title in a stunning science fiction trilogy, The Salvation Sequence, by Peter F. Hamilton.

    ©2018 Peter F. Hamilton (P)2018 Macmillan Digital Audio

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    Astonishingly annoying voice

    I will have to buy a hardcopy. I gave it a try for three hours and the voice is too annoying, it feels like i’m being read a list of groceries.

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    Awful narrator

    A space opera masterpiece is destroyed by the narrator's very mediocre performance. His annoying tone is always high, never modulated, always the same intonation. Very very annoying.

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    • Trex
    • 22/09/2018

    It's OK. I usually Love Hamilton though

    Canterbury Tales style stories within stories told around a table of pilgrims, also used in the Hyperion books.Great literary device. These stories however are only quite interesting.

    For some reason Hamilton has made all his characters incredibly ethnically diverse which has proved a real challenge to the usually fantastic John Lee. I struggled to keep track of who was who while this nuance added nothing to the plot.

    The far future stuff is pretty uninspired. Lord of The Flies meets Brave New World meets Enders Game while rehashing the animal servants from The Void. The enemy is very disappointing.

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    • Utilisateur anonyme
    • 24/09/2018

    I couldn't follow the narrator/writer.

    Might be better to pick up the hardcopy book. I found this quite monotonous. DNF

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    • Alex Banane
    • 22/01/2019

    usually lee+hamilton works, not this time

    Lee and Hamilton usually make a good combo - the shining example being audibooks from the commonwealth saga. This time however they don't pull it off. The characters and their surrounding stories are quite flat with their motivations and background being very thinly explored. Lee's narration gets confusing with the changes in perspective depending on the character and so does the story in some parts.
    The entire story feels like it suffers from an incomplete worldbuilding and as a result of that Hamiltons usually very descriptive sceneries and plots including their narration fall short of the standards the other books set.
    If youre looking for the usual Hamilton tropes from portals, future tech buzzwords, the phrase "jesus wept" used in the highest quantity of any Hamilton book yet and fantastical technology you will find them here - but be prepared for disappointment when comparing this to the other works of Hamilton.

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    • Utilisateur anonyme
    • 01/12/2018

    Messy and hard to follow

    The beginning is very hard to follow on Audiobook. It picks up in the middle and you'll want to hear more in the end.

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    • Marco
    • 10/09/2018

    20 hours of only slightly interesting snippets

    I am a Huge Peter F. Hamilton, but I feel this book stretched too much what is essentially an introduction to the story.

    It tells only motheratly interesting fragments of many characters and different events, trying to create a big mistery, but ends up making an entire book filled with unimportant stuff.

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    • J
    • 28/11/2020

    Probably better if read - or after a second listen

    I usually like Hamilton’s sprawl of characters and his imagination, making for such rich world building. However, this book was a bit of a jumble, as it was not one story moving forward. Instead, the main story was actually quite short and the bulk of the book consists of stories of how the team members came to be part of the team (and interspersed with the story of another group far in the future).

    While the last 5% were good and made everything come together, setting up for some actual confrontation in the next book in the series, the major part was mostly a slog through backstory and background buildup. I did not enjoy that quite as well as I’d hoped.

    John Lee has a great voice, but I find some of his intonation and word spacing a bit jarring. And while I (as a non-native English speaker) find his handling of accents quite good it is sometimes hard to sense when he changes person in a conversation due to that.

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    • Scott
    • 23/12/2019

    Good story line, a lot of characters

    Enjoyed the story in the end. So many characters made it hard to keep track of on an audio book though.

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    • Kim
    • 14/11/2019

    Slow dialogues building to an impressive crescendo

    Parallel stories in vastly different timelines. The far future story considerably less interesting than the nearer. Dialogue- and monologue-based story, beautifully built. The main

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    • Łukasz
    • 13/07/2019

    Nice introduction but lacking on its own.

    This is a first book in upcoming series and as an introduction it got me interested. Unfortunately it didn't stand on its own in my opinion.
    It felt like a collection of short stories with little connection to each other. The short stories being background histories of the characters in the main? plot. The main plot get me very interested but it was only a fraction of the book.

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    • Fahiz
    • 03/11/2018

    Superb!

    As always Peter Hamilton does not disappoint. An entertaining read that his fans will love.

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    • arilinn
    • 12/11/2018

    Not one of Hamilton's best (yet), bad narrator

    The story is a little long-winded, but entertaining enough not to get boring. The entire novel is just a large scale set-up for what's to come, combined out of multiple story lines of quite a few characters. It'll be interesting how this plays all out in the sequel, and this will determine if consuming this novel is worth it.
    One big disadvantage of this novel is the narrator, as with most of the recent PFH novels. John Lee is just horrible. He reads way too fast and doesn't allow for breaks, so many passages, especially dialogue, seems quite rushed and he also doesn't do a good job in distinguishing between characters by different intonation, etc. It's very hard to follow who's speaking sometimes, and what annoys me the most is knowing that listening could be a lot more entertaining with a better narrator.

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    • Florian Gintenreiter
    • 26/02/2019

    Confusing Storyline

    Maybe as a paper-book this story is good, but it's too confusing as an audiobook and keeps meandering along without managing to make me care about characters and storyline. Because there are so many characters and timelines interwoven I was just lost halfway through even though the excellent narrator does his best to breathe life into the characters.

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    • "aweise3"
    • 21/11/2018

    anstrengender Sprecher. ständiges Hoch und Runter

    kann der Geschichte gar nicht folgen, weil der Sprecher so übertreibt und nervig moduliert. schade.

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    • Amazonkunde
    • 27/09/2020

    Get the book - Story OK but exhausting to listen

    Story is confusing due to the frequent shifts in plotlines, flash backs and change in narrating characters. I believe this would make for a great read, but as an audiobook, i had to force myself to finish it.

    I found myself not enjoying this due to two main reasons:

    1. It sounds to me like John Lee just read this one to get it over with.
    2. The structure of the chapters made it hard to navigate on different playback devices (mobile, Alexa) because they are named after the plotline. So that chapter 1 would be "Juloss" Chapter 2 would be "The assessment Team" and Chapter 3 would be "Juloss" again,

    The confusion about the chapter navigation combined with the mechanical reading resulted for me in just launching a random chapter without even bothering anymore to find the last position i actively remember hearing. Just like jumping into a waterfall of blablabla until i fall asleep.

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    • Kamel
    • 28/03/2021

    Just a beautiful masterpiece.

    an hour in and I already grabbed the 2nd and 3rd volumes.
    Binge listening 😅

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    • marcusfotos.de
    • 20/08/2020

    Aufgegeben

    unglaublich langatmig. Der Einstieg in die Storry verspricht gleich Spannung aber dann verrennt sich der Autor in Stundenlanges einführen von vorgeschichte, Charakteren und ein langweiliges, viertelstündiges beschreiben eines "Sportereignisses"
    Danke geht zurück!

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    • Roland
    • 13/08/2019

    not so good

    To much cussing.
    The storyline is too confusing.
    To many sidestroies.
    I did not enjoy it much.

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    • Stefan M.
    • 08/02/2019

    P. F. H, Interesting and imaginative as always.

    Good story, building up to something bigger coming in the following books. Great performance by John Lee, as usual.

    • Global
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    • Marc Aschmann
    • 07/11/2018

    Quite funny

    I've read most books/cycles from Hamilton and this is no real surprise - which is not particularly bad: In fact it's real fun to read.
    Yet again in a not-so-far future, featuring Hamilton's sometimes lengthy style of storrytelling - humanity is in danger of being eradicated by an alien species. This is a common theme, but the setting is nicely done and this first book uses a lot of retrospective little sub-stories that add to a greater picture. It feeös a lot like the void trilogy, where we have two seemingly separate storylines, later converging into a grand finale, but on a smaller scale.
    I'm really looking forward to the next two volumes!

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    • makistud
    • 20/10/2018

    Hamilton did it again :)

    fantastic read, interesting structure and a good cliffhanger at the end.

    i cant wait for the next one.

    a must for any Hamilton fan!