[BOOKS] ✮ Third Shift (Shift, #3) Author Hugh Howey – Writerscompany.co.uk


Third Shift (Shift, #3) This prequel sequel I m not even sure how to call it, feels like a retelling that I didn t actually need I would have done without it, but since I m still interested in the created worlds and I found some familiar characters here, I dealt with it Higher I read this hot of the press , so to speak I have read all the books in the Silo series I thoroughly enjoyed all of them, but this book is somewhat of a disappointment Don t get me wrong Solo is my favourite character, and I love the cat It just seems as if this story is a bridge between previous books and books to come One must have read all the other books in the series before understanding this book at all I do have a great deal of pity for someone who had to spend years living, almost I read this hot of the press , so to speak I have read all the books in the Silo series I thoroughly enjoyed al A rare misstep for the wonderful Hugh Howey, and I can t help but feel like this one was rushed There are two books here, one just as fascinating and five star as the rest of the collection, and the other about Solo Here s the thing we already know about Solo The character presented in the Wool books was strong and well written and my impression of him remains unchanged after reading this book If you re going to spend half a book on an already established character, we have to learn somethi A rare misstep for the wonderful Hugh Howey, and I can t help but feel like this one was rushed There are two books here, one just as fascinating and five star as the rest of the collection, and the other about Solo Here s the thing we already know about Solo The character presented in the Wool books was strong and well written and my impression o The perfect setup for Dust I don t want to give anything away so no mention how terrified of pineapples I am now I will say that Third Shift Donny is this incredible mix of doofy accountant Cyril Figgis from Archer and rampage prone Liam Neeson from Takens 1 through 2 The Solo and Silo 17 back story was entertaining and the revelations were impressive without explaining away all the mystery.The Note to the Reader at the end will jokingly advise you to skip the Epilogue as if that were physi The perfect setup for Dust I don t want to give anything away so no mention how terrified of pineapples I am now I will say that Third Shift Donny is this incredible mix of doofy accountant Cyril Figgis from Archer and rampage prone Liam Neeson from Takens 1 through 2 The Solo and Silo 17 back story was entertaining and the revelations were impressive without explaining away all the mystery.The Note to the Reader at the end will jokingly advise you to skip the 2 11 13 I loved this one a bit less than the rest of the series, though it still gripped me enough that I was able to get through the whole thing during my commute and in a couple sittings after work The narrative split didn t work as well for me as the Donald Troy or Donald Mission splits in First Shift Legacy and Second Shift Order Solo is an interesting character, but nothing really comes of his chapters except confirmation of what we guessed about him in Wool he lost everyone he care 2 11 13 I lo Third Shift bridges the gap between the first two stories of the foundation of the Silos and the place where Wool begins As such, it provides some useful information, but as a work of fiction, it is not very satisfying, especially compared to some of the other books in the Wool series.Jimmy Solo is, to me, the least successful of the characters Howey has created When we meet him, in Wool, he is a damaged, haunted character, for obvious reasons But when we meet him in in Third Shift, thirty od Third Shift bridges the gap between the first two stories of the foundation of the Silos and the place where Wool begins As such, it provides some useful information, but as a work of fiction, it is not very satisfying, especially compared to some of the other books in the Wool series.Jimmy Solo is, to me, the least successful of the characters Howey has created When we meet him, in Wool, he is a damaged, haunted character, for obvious reasons But when we meet him in in Third Shift, thirty odd years before, he has not yet experienced any of the trauma that makes him who he is in Wool He is 17 but seems to have the mind of a much younger person Donald, who carries the narrative of Silo 1 is also a rather wishy washy character Having been woken for the third time in several centuries to complete a shift Donald is confused by the gaps in his history of the silos, and by his struggles to remember what happ The Third And Final Chapter Of The Shift Saga This Is Part 8 Of The Silo Series, Which Began With Wool. The third and final installment of the Shift Trilogy was the best by far Hugh Howey s character development is exceptional as always Even the most vile of characters have you feeling sympathy and fear for them Solo, or Jimmy s story was especially moving, leaving you rooting for him even though you already know where he will end up if you read the Wool Omnibus There wasn t a lot missing from this story I got to the end and had a moment where I thought Hey What about Then I read The third and final installment of the Shift Trilogy was the best by far Hugh Howey s character development is exceptional as always Even the most vile of I finished Third Shift a couple of days ago As is usual for Hugh Howey s books, I finished it in a day I then found I needed some time to think about it which is not usual, at least for the Wool series.There are five stars up there, for all kinds of great reasons Once again, I was captivated by Hugh s storytelling I love that I can see, hear, and feel the environments described, and the thoughts and feelings of the characters There s no mistaking Jimmy s fear, confusion, and loneliness D I finished Third Shift a couple of days ago As is usual for Hugh Howey s books, I finished it in a day I then found I needed some time to think about it which is not usual, at least for the Wool series.There are five stars up there, for all kinds of great reasons Once again, I was captivated by Hugh s storytelling I love that I can see, hear, and feel the environments described, and the thoughts and feelings of the characters There s no mistaking Jimmy s fear, confusion, and loneliness Donald s pain an First things first If you haven t already read the first 7 books go read them now This review may include privileged info from those i.e spoilers to earlier books.In every series, there always seems to be a bridge that only exists to get you from point A to point B, but on its own merits is a bit weak For me, Third Shift seems to be a bridge.The Epilogue from Second Shift gave you all the information you need to know where this tale starts And Hugh has made it abundantly clear that h First things first If you haven t already read the first 7 books go read them now This review may include privileged info from those i.e spoilers to earlier books.In every series, there always seems to be a bridge that only exists to get you from point A to point B, but on its own merits is a bit weak For me, Third Shift seems to be a bridge.The Epilogue from Second Shift gave you all the information you need to know where this tale starts And Hugh has made it abundantly clear that his next book will reunite us with Juliette However, when Second Shift ended there really were only a few unanswered questions that seem relevant to get answered before returning to her story What happened in 17 and how did Solo become Solo Who switched Donald and Thurman s ID and why What s the truth about the world outside the silos OKa question since Wool 1 but maybe it gets answered in this book Third Shift feelsdisjointed than previ


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