The Last Colony : Old Man's War

  • by John Scalzi
  • Narrated by William Dufris
  • Series: Old Man's War
  • 9 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

They must save themselves - or die trying.
John Perry was living peacefully on one of humanity's colonies - until he and his wife were offered an opportunity these ex-supersoldiers couldn't resist. To come out of retirement and lead a new frontier world.
However, once on the planet, they discover they've been betrayed. For this colony is a pawn in an interstellar game of war and diplomacy. Humanity's Colonial Union has pitched itself against a new, seemingly unstoppable alien alliance dedicated to ending all human colonization.
As this contest rages above, Perry struggles to keep his terrified colonists alive on the surface below - despite dangerous interstellar politics, violence and treachery. And the planet has yet to reveal its own fatal secrets.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

So good...

I'm a Scalzi fan, so this was bound to please. It has all the ingredients: great characters, a strong story, humour and surprise. The performance by Dufris is impeccable, as usual. So, pretty much the complete entertainment package.
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- Martyn. R. Winters

Treads water a little

This is a good continuation of the series but it felt a little pedestrian. Neither plot or characters really break a sweat. That said, if you enjoyed the preceding books you'll probably enjoy this one too.
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- matt hall

Book Details

  • Release Date: 21-03-2017
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd.