Hellstrom's Hive

Frank Herbert, Author, Scott Brick, Read by , read by Scott Brick. Tantor Audio $34.99 (0p) ISBN 978-1-4001-0564-9

A classic of modern science fiction, Herbert's tale of insects threatening to destroy the Orwellian state that was once America is a vivid and imaginative tale sure to please longtime fans and newcomers alike. Scott Brick's reading is straightforward, but bears a weighty tone that helps to create a stern, almost sedated atmosphere. Once the insects invade, however, Brick never ceases to up the ante and terrify his audience. The characters are rich and wonderfully realized; Dr. Hellstrom himself is exceptionally interpreted. Although written in 1973, Herbert's chilling tale still holds firm and Brick is aware of this. While overacting would have been easy and possibly even acceptable, Brick's understated reading makes this a fantastic experience. A Tor paperback. (May)

Reviewed on: 06/30/2008
Release date: 04/01/2008
Mass Market Paperbound - 320 pages - 978-0-553-25980-3
Paperback - 332 pages - 978-0-7653-1772-8
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Paperback - 332 pages - 978-0-575-10108-1
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