The One

  • by John Marrs
  • Narrated by Clare Corbett, Vicky Hall, Simon Bubb, Jot Davies, Sophie Aldred
  • 11 hrs and 0 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

How far would you go to find The One?
One simple mouth swab is all it takes. A quick DNA test to find your perfect partner - the one you're genetically made for.
A decade after scientists discover everyone has a gene they share with just one other person, millions have taken the test, desperate to find true love. Now, five more people meet their Match. But even soul mates have secrets. And some are more shocking - and deadlier - than others....
(Note: Previously published as A Thousand Small Explosions)

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Could have been so much more...

This was a fairly decent listen, but left me feeling it could have been so much more, both from a literary and narration point of view.
They story's concept was interesting but I thought the execution of the story was a bit hit and miss. Some parts of the book left me gagging for the next chapter in that character's story while others left me cringing, and fast-forwarding to get past it.
Some of the narration I feel was miscast and over read in some parts but, in the main, was OK.
Not Booker prize material, but wouldn't be the first book in the fire on The Day after Tomorrow.
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- HughesyMK

I absolutely loved this book!!

I liked the concept of the story line before I started reading but this book really exceeded my expectations!
It made me laugh, cry and had me on the edge of my seat at times. This is a great listen and I was completely hooked.
The narration was brilliant and I enjoyed all of the different characters!
I would highly recommend this book!
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- Daisy

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-05-2017
  • Publisher: Random House Audiobooks