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The Strain by Guillermo Del Torro - Audiobook Review

The Strain - Guillermo del Toro, Chuck Hogan

After I finished and loved “The Passage” by Justin Cronin I was in the mood for another book that would get my heart pumping. At my local library I found “The Strain”. I had seen this book before and I knew it was part of a series.


Unfortunately, I was disappointed by it. The story started out well. It was gripping and fast paced. But after some time the intensity got lost. I did not care for anyone.


Vampires were taking over NYC and I could not care less. I am not sure why. The characters were likeable and the story action-packed. I think it might be the writing that just could not hold my attention.


I listened to the whole book but I will not continue the series. I simply do not care about what is going to happen next. How disappointing.