average rating is 4 out of 5
average rating is 3 out of 5
Excellent, Unforgettable, Best of the nest
Very good, thoroughly enjoyed,
Good, Solid, Enjoyed many aspects
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Great Narration, Interesting Journey
💚 This is a reformed-husband-fighting-to-get-to-his-family apocalypse, but with the wife’s perspective as well. So a bit like The End of the World Running Club, but quite a different tone.
🧡 The view of human life in the face of scarcity is closer to Thomas Hobbes’ 'Nasty, brutish and short' viewpoint than I’d have preferred. And, while I liked Abby’s feistiness - I pictured her played by Thirteenth Doctor Jodie Whitakker - some of Shawn’s internal dialogue felt aged before its time. Not a fan of the couple’s teen, Lydia. Very whiny and not too bright, although there is one fun fight scene in which she takes the lead.
💜 Listen to this for the understated British approach to an EMP apocalypse, the dour humour and suspense of reuniting a family.