{Audiobooks} The Failed Cities Monologues Author Matt Wallace – Schematicwiringdiagram.co

In A Hardboiled Dystopian Future, One Major American City Has Been Divided In Two Separated By Much Than A River, One Side Is An Unfinished Technological Marvel Populated By Mega Skyscrapers Where The Wealthy Live, Work, And Play The Other Is A Forsaken Wasteland Where Order Is Strictly Maintained By A Rogue Group Of Cleric Soldiers Known As The Street Preachers But This Dichotomy Is About To Change Slowly, Quietly, Clandestine Forces Are Working To Undermine The Small Piece Of Redemption The Street Preachers Have Brought To Their Concrete Flocks In The Face Of Watching Their Second Chance Crumble To Dust, Some Will Fight To Stop It Others Will Kill To Make It HappenA Bold Experiment In Podcast Fiction, The Failed Cities Monologues Are Told From The Shifting Perspectives Of The Characters Who Inhabit This World, Twisted Noir Archetypes And Cyberpunk Warriors Their Lives And Their Stories Are Linked Together By Conspiracy, Fate And Blood


10 thoughts on “The Failed Cities Monologues

  1. Marija S. Marija S. says:

    Mind Officially Blown.http inverzija.net p 7939 My review in Croatian


  2. Sunil Sunil says:

    The Failed Cities Monologues follows eight disparate characters in a hardboiled cyberpunk crime noir dystopian future Most are incredibly violent folk the cast includes a pair of assassins, for instance but each has additional layers to humanize them probably the most relatable character is a pulp writer The characters come from either of the titular cities, one the rich, corporate utopia and the other left to urban decay, but their lives are about to intersect with deadly consequences.As the The Failed Cities Monologues follows eight disparate characters in a hardboiled cyberpunk crime noir dystopian future Most are incredibly violent folk the cast includes a pair of assassins, for instance but each has additional layers to humanize them probably the most relatable character is a pulp writer The characters come from either of the titular cities, one the rich, corporate utopia and the other left to urban decay, but their lives are about to intersect with deadly consequences.As the title suggests, the story is told through monologues, which is certainly an intriguing concept for a novel It allows for strong characterization and emoti...


  3. Christine Steendam Christine Steendam says:

    The Failed Cities by Matt Wallace can only be described in one way A work of art.Matt Wallace writes prose that is poetic in nature The carefully chosen descriptions immerse you in this futuristic, dystopian America The sights and sounds can be heard, seen and felt with every written word The story follows eight individual people a street preacher, a pair of ass...


  4. Geoffrey Geoffrey says:

    If you like e readers, grab the 9.99 version while you can I spent the 40 for the special limited hardback edition and IT proved well worth it Wallace s writing is top notch Not a wasted word He d probably be annoyed if I compared the writing to Carver or Hemingway but I happen to think Carver and Hemingway know what they re doing In THE FAILED CITIES, Wallace finds entirely new ways of showing the world Which very ...


  5. Jessica Kormos Jessica Kormos says:

    I listened to the podcast for this book and it kept me entertained during my work day.I love how raw and gritty this book is It s like your favorite dive bar, that hidden gem that only you and your good friends know about, and that no one respectable would ever be caught dead in.My favorite monologues by far were the Feral Twins Their raw brutality and own moral code made for some fascinating listens The back stories that were intricately woven into the present monologues made these viscous k I listened to the podcast for this book and it kept ...


  6. D. Henbane D. Henbane says:

    Good story and I have no real complaint over all For me it was just too many perspectives to juggle So many characters, it felt at times that they were all vying for my attention that I lost scope of the main plot They are monologues after all, and I guess I should have known that going into it, but I didn t choose the story based on multiple aspects, I chose the story based on the summary provided.It sounded compelling, I wanted to hear , and I gotthan I bargained for If your into Good story and I have no real complaint over all For me it was just too many perspectives to juggle So many characters, it felt at times that they were all vying for my attention that I lost scope of the main p...


  7. Bob Bob says:

    Likes Very well written The dystopian and science fiction elements aren t particularly far fetched, and are simply backdrops for a well told story The characters are entertainingly bad a Dislikes Sometimes crosses jarringly into extremely graphic violence, which adds nothing to the story...


  8. Marciealana Marciealana says:

    The story takes places in a dystopic future and flashes between a number of different viewpoints in a nasty little urban war Each person has their own story in this tale and even the bad guys are a bit sympathetic at times If the story has a flaw, it s th...


  9. Gary Lindros Gary Lindros says:

    An amazing dark dystopian look into a near future Matt delivers new interesting characters that you become attached to early on While the world of the failed cities is not one I d like to live in Matt manages to keep the storyl...


  10. Josh Gentry Josh Gentry says:

    Some of my favorite storytelling in a while Pulpy, lurid, hyper violent, then at times surprisingly humane Multiple viewpoint characters are juggled and intertwined masterfully The writing is excellent, and the production quality matches it Or...