Not the End of the World

  • by Christopher Brookmyre
  • Narrated by William Hope
  • 16 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The crew of an oceanic research vessel goes missing in the Pacific along with their mini submarine.
An evangelical media star holds a rally next door to a cinematic convention in LA. The cops know there's going to be trouble, but what they didn't foresee was the presence of a Glaswegian photographer with an indecipherable accent and a strong dislike of hypocrisy or of a terrorist who seems to have access to plutonium as well as Semtex.

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What the Critics Say

"Very funny." (Literary Review)
"A high octane sense of the absurd." (The Times)

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Customer Reviews

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Excellent story, abysmal Scottish accent

Brookmyre's books are always irreverent, sharply wry and very funny, and this one is no exception. However, as a Scot, the accent put on by the American narrator was so awful as to be an insult - badly pronounced slang, little comprehension of how the slang should sound and no discernible area of Scotland represented - it certainly wasn't Lanarkshire!
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- Lindsay

Sounds like he's doing a Shrek impression

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I love Christopher Brookmyre and have enjoyed many of his books on Audible, but the narrator and this text is a complete mis-match. It is really grating whenever he attempts a Scottish accent which as its a Brookmyre book is often. In the end I found it too annoying and didn't finish the book.

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- John Logan "logas2"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 25-06-2015
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks