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Well deserved 5 stars. This story is excellent, but this Narrator is over the top. Noon is one of my all-time favorite audiobook characters now. This read is savage man. I couldn't help feeling the same way I did while reading Mcarthy's "Blood Meridian". Just pure, open-mouthed disgust at the situations portrayed. In a good way. I loved this one. I now have an interest in Australian history. Check it out, you'll like it.
Really cool to see a western set in Australia.
I read this because it was billed as being similar to the Son by philip meyer. not really on the same level.
good story, good characters, great setting. the issue I had with it was the comic book quality of the antagonists. the bad guys in this book are exactly that....bad guys. they do evil things for evil reasons and have none of the nuance or relatability that a believable antagonist needs. at times this novel felt like a children's book. overall I'd recommend it but believe that this novel could have been so much more than what it is.