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The high-action concluding novel of the Commonwealth Saga from one of the world's bestselling Science Fiction writers.
After hundreds of years secretly manipulating the human race, the Starflyer alien has succeeded in engineering a war which should result in the destruction of the Intersolar Commonwealth. Now, thanks to Chief Investigator Paula Myo, the Commonwealth’s political elite finally acknowledges the Starflyer’s existence, and puts together an unlikely partnership to track down this enigmatic and terrifying alien.
The invasion from Dyson Alpha continues with dozens of Commonwealth worlds falling to the enemy. The navy fights back with what it believes to be war-winning super weapons, only to find that the alien fleet has equally powerful weapons. How the aliens got them is the question which haunts Admiral Kime. Could it be that the Commonwealth’s top-secret defence project has been compromised by the Starflyer’s agents, or is the truth even worse?
©2005 Peter F Hamilton (P)2008 Tantor Media Inc
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5 out of 5 stars
By Lord Vader on 14-07-2016

Really great detail!

This series of books is amazing! The detail that the writer goes into paints such a good picture. Well worth it.

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1 out of 5 stars
By Dale on 17-05-2018

broken audiobook

the volume is too low and a huge chunk of chapter 12 is just missing. this is probably the most important part of the whole book and it's gone. last time I listened to this about 2 years ago it was fine. don't waste your money

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5 out of 5 stars
By Sebastian on 13-04-2018

The book is great! audio issues tho.

The performance of John Lee is again, on point, but it's plagued by low volume and some weird production decisions that don't allow it to reach its full potential

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5 out of 5 stars
By Paul on 26-04-2012

Great read

If you could sum up Judas Unchained in three words, what would they be?

Enthralling, gripping, brilliant

What was one of the most memorable moments of Judas Unchained?

all of it

Which character – as performed by John Lee – was your favorite?

All the characters are portrayed brilliantly

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This was my first science fiction read, Pandora's Star being Part 1 of the story. Well written story line, paced nicely, all the elements, plots and sub-plots along with the characters brought together perfectly. I would highly recommend this book, and have just bought another, The Void Triology. Really great from start to finish.

The reading by John Lee is utterly brilliant, as usual. I lost count of the different characters, and John Lee gave each one a different distinguishable character and accent. Without being told which character was speaking, you knew.

After many books read by him, I am still in awe of his talent.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Matt on 19-02-2014

Very detailed and compelling

Don't buy this unless you already have the first part. On the other hand, if you have the first part, then this is a must.

Incredible detail - all the loose strings (and some you didn't realise were loose) come together in the end. Great story, told in a very matter-of-fact way tht is very believeable.

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2 out of 5 stars
By Mark Ridgwell on 06-03-2018

Good story, but hard to hear even at full volume

Recording seems to be very quiet compared to other books. Had to turn phone and echo up quite a bit to be able to hear it. Any other books or music shout at that volume.

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