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Where does Fossil Hunter rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
Easily in the top 5.
What did you like best about this story?
Sawyer does a great job at creating a believable alien culture that is described well enough to still resonate with the reader. His protagonists are engaging, and his knowledge of paleontology adds additional levels of appreciation for a biologist such as myself. The little nods to parallel development of Quintaglio scientific development was quite amusing without being overly blunt.
Which scene was your favorite?
It's all pretty good. Toroca's methodical scientific inquiry and unusual mindset makes him a compelling and sympathetic character in pretty much every scene. I read this book first of the three back in the day, and I found it impossible to not get quite invested in Toroca's journey and personal problems. Dybo's arena fight is pretty epic.
Any additional comments?
Just that it's a great book. I look forward to listening to this performance again many times in the future.
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I turn to Sawyer because I want a mind-bending experience, well – this is certainly that!
I liked Book 1 better, I was not interested in half the story lines in Book 2, but I’m still in for Book 3.
Not much of a review, but I’d have to untangled my pretzeled brain in order to write something coherent and I’m still trying to picture what a sentient dinosaur’s apartment looks like! Ha!
2 of 3 people found this review helpful