Reality 36 : Richards and Klein

  • by Guy Haley
  • Narrated by Michael Page
  • Series: Richards and Klein
  • 12 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Richards – a Level 5 AI with a PI fetish – and his partner, Klein, a decommissioned German military cyborg, are on the trail of a murderer, but the killer has hidden inside a fragmenting artificial reality. Richards and Klein must stop him before he becomes a god – for the good of all realities.


What the Critics Say

“Guy Haley is a hidden gem of British SF.” (Paul Cornell)
“An entertaining, cyberpunk vision of the near future delivered with just the right amount of wry humour.” (SFX Magazine)


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Grand cybernetic sci-fi

I was in the market for a new audiobook, and browsing not just authors but narrators that I like. Michael Page could, in my opinion, read out last week's shopping list and make it sound ascerbic and witty. Even better, his characterisation is distinct and his accents spot-on.

Having said that, Reality 36 is considerably more entertaining and engaging than last week's shopping list. Guy Haley has built a realistic and multi-layered world with a comprehensible history that leads on from the modern day to a deeply believable environmentally-damaged and cybernetically-enhanced future. His characters have just enough backstory to make them believable without weighing them down with unnecessary detail. As for the plot... well, Otto, a a cybernetically-enhanced ex-mercenary and his partner Richards, one of the few remaining sane AIs, are hired to solve the murder of one of the great AI-rights lobbyists. One of the many problems facing them however, is the fact that the man was, apparently, murdered more than once...

And if *that* doesn't pique your interest, nothing will!

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- M. Atkinson

Book Details

  • Release Date: 23-09-2011
  • Publisher: Angry Robot on Brilliance Audio