The Hunt : The Hunt

  • by Andrew Fukuda
  • Narrated by Sean Runnette
  • Series: The Hunt
  • 11 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Don’t Sweat. Don’t Laugh. Don’t draw attention to yourself. And most of all, whatever you do, do not fall in love with one of them. Gene is different from everyone else around him. He can’t run with lightning speed, sunlight doesn’t hurt him and he doesn’t have an unquenchable lust for blood. Gene is a human, and he knows the rules. Keep the truth a secret. It’s the only way to stay alive in a world of night - a world where humans are considered a delicacy and hunted for their blood. When he’s chosen for a once in a lifetime opportunity to hunt the last remaining humans, Gene’s carefully constructed life begins to crumble around him. He’s thrust into the path of a girl who makes him feel things he never thought possible - and into a ruthless pack of hunters whose suspicions about his true nature are growing. Now that Gene has finally found something worth fighting for, his need to survive is stronger than ever - but is it worth the cost of his humanity?


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

This had me on my toes from start to finish.

What made the experience of listening to The Hunt the most enjoyable?

This book constantly made me feel tense and nervous. Everything would seem perfectly calm in one moment and then suddenly everything would change the next moment. At first, it felt predictable, but after a while I was going minute by minute, never knowing what to expect.

What other book might you compare The Hunt to and why?

It shares some elements with other dystopian books, especially "The Hunger Games", but all-in-all, it was a pretty unique experience. It was far more thrilling than THG, though they both focus the element of survival.

What do you think the narrator could have done better?

At first, I wasn't happy with the narrator, but as the story went on I came to realize that his style fit the main character's moods perfectly. He was a little dull, but when the story picked up he racked up the suspense well.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I think my most extreme reactions were the couple of times that I was literally yelling in frustration when there was something very bad happening and it seemed like the characters
weren't thinking things through. That was how much I grew to care about the main character. I was literally talking to him, sympathizing with him and gasping when he makes a new realization.

Any additional comments?

Overall, this was a great story and I can't wait for more.

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- Michelle

You will not be bored!

This well-written dystopian novel will hold your attention throughout the entire book. Sean Runnette does a fantastic job narrating. Can't wait to start the next one!
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- Kelly

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-08-2012
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio