Acceptance : Southern Reach Trilogy

  • by Jeff VanderMeer
  • Narrated by Carolyn McCormick, Bronson Pinchot, Xe Sands
  • Series: Southern Reach Trilogy
  • 9 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

It is winter in Area X. A new team embarks across the border on a mission to find a member of a previous expedition who may have been left behind. As they press deeper into the unknown - navigating new terrain and new challenges - the threat to the outside world becomes only more daunting.
In the final installment of the Southern Reach Trilogy, the mysteries of Area X may have been solved, but their consequences and implications are no less profound - or terrifying.

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Nice continuation, terrible production value.

What did you like best about Acceptance? What did you like least?

I'm about 1/2 way through Jeff VanderMeer's latest and its a nice continuation of the story on the whole. The performances are just as good as the previous two novels. The audio production might be the WORST I've ever heard.

Starting off, the sound in warm and rich. But the minute I hit the first edit, I was pulled right out of the story. The difference in the sonic quality between the main bulk of the audio and the retakes is ridiculous. I've been an Audible subscriber for many, many years and have over 400 books in my library and I've never heard anything this inconsistent on this service before.


What other book might you compare Acceptance to and why?

Story wise, other than the first two books in the series, its hard to really compare to other books.


Was Acceptance worth the listening time?

To finish out the story, yes. Sonically, was it enjoyable...no.


Any additional comments?

Blackstone Audio is better than this.

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- Joseph Mieczkowski Jr. "www.onthepodcast.net"

I wish I knew what was going on

I picked the trilogy because Audible recommended it and did not enjoy anything of it besides Bronson Pinchot's narration in book 2 and 3. The story is incomprehensible and so full of adjectives describing each and every thing that your brain tends to shut off just trying to hurry the story to get to the point. I made my self listen to all 3 and quite honestly can't tell what the heck the story is about. I can't recommend any of the 3 books and feel that they I wasted my credits on all 3.
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- Mr. Fiks "Gamer, father of gamers, married to a gal that puts up with us. I work a solo job and use Audible to make my day go easier."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-02-2014
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.