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Publisher's Summary

And you thought getting through life was hard!

All books in How to Survive the Afterlife in one box set for the first time. Over 30 hours for one Audible credit. Exclusive content presented in a new format. The individual books have over 1,000 Goodreads reviews. 

If you love the humor of Pratchett/Douglas Adams, the darkness of Stephen King, and the surrealism of Terry Gilliam, then this is must-listen. Get this laugh-out-loud engrossing set today.

The Limpet Syndrome (book one)

John’s dead...but that’s just the beginning. 

Hell has a problem. Two, actually. The souls of Sandy Logan and Ian Noble are missing. This, as it happens, is a big deal. Brimstone, the demon responsible for the Soul Catcher, believes the most likely outcome is the end of the Universe. 

It’s obviously only a guess: It’s never happened before.

Soul Catchers (book two)

No one can live forever. 

John’s gone, and even he doesn’t truly know where. Demons, pigeons, gods, and a band of ex-dictators in plastic bodies are all eager to find him. Will they get to him before he can enact his revenge?

Dead Ends (book three)

Is there a happy ever afterlife? 

War is coming! Against gods, between species, and against the afterlife itself. Heroes will emerge from unlikely places, and John will yet again be forced to intervene in the future of mankind.

Existential Crisis (companion book)

A face-off between science and religion. Demon Top Trumps. A 14-billion-year timeline and the truth about pigeons. The definitive guide to the afterlife and a must listen for fans of the trilogy. Only available in this box set and to Limpet Club members.

©2017, 2018, 2020 Tony Moyle (P)2021 Tony Moyle

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clever

takes a bit of time to het into but once you do its a good story clever and fun, well read by a very good voice

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Not for me

I kept listening to the first one because the story was so weird, and I just couldn't tell if I liked it. I finally just looked up the plot and found out what happened. Glad I didn't give it more time. Not my best Audible Recommended.

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Time well spent!!

I adored this whole production! This was such a fun and funny story, as well as being philosophically poignant. Great writing, and wonderful narration/character voices.

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  • MRSHUMPHREYJR
  • 03-18-21

magnificent trilogy of morals, pigeons and death

Loved this trilogy of books and the narration from Aubrey Parsons was magnificent (as usual) So many characters which I loved and the storyline running through kept me hooked until the end. The morals, pigeons and death were very memorable and I look forward to listening to more of Tony's books in the future.

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  • Tony Barlow
  • 03-11-21

Fantastically Funny And A Lot For The Money

This is a brilliant series and an absolute steal as a set of three for one credit. Tony Moyle's style of writing will make you laugh out loud and leave you wanting more. There are so many unique characters that on their own would make good stories, but combined make you wonder what the author has been smoking. Aubrey Parsons narration adds personality to the characters and really brings them to life. Books you can listen to again and again, and hear something new each time.

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  • Lucy C.
  • 02-20-21

Get this, now!

An absolute joy. Cleverly constructed and brilliantly delivered. Fast-paced and entertaining, throughout. The plot is the most believably, fantastically absurd, fun-filled frolic. Funny always and, at times, laugh-out-loud. Perfectly narrated with versatility and an obvious knowledge of the books.

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  • EGR
  • 06-15-21

Terrible story, terrible narration.

The story is tedious, with no original ideas, just badly rehashed old ones. The protagonist is unlikeable, as are most of the other characters. The narrator seems to be of the "the more silly voices the better" school of readers.

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  • Miss J T
  • 10-08-21

Disappointment

After reading the other reviews I was really looking forward to these stories. I persisted and got through the first book and started on second before giving up. I didn't find it funny, only slightly depressing. Neither did I like most of the characters so found it hard to care what happened to them.

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  • Shani
  • 07-22-21

very different

this was a complete difference to the books i normally listen to in the fantasy fiction range.
the overall story over the 3 books was very good but found some parts long winded but great story and well narrated

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  • Rory Dunne
  • 05-19-21

most bizarre book I've ever listened to

This book was mental in the best possible way. If you liked The Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy or if you are a Terry Pratchett fan then this is for you. This is not the kind of story I'm normally drawn to but this was soooooo querky I totally enjoyed it. The voice acting was all over the place but I think that might even have been intentional. Agent 15 sounds like they hired Billy Connolly to impersonate Sean Connery doing James Bond 😂😂😂 and half of the other characters sound like a very drunk and very old Jack Sparrow. This box set was hilarious. I would absolutely recommend it.

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  • Anne Anela
  • 02-05-21

Long Imaginative Weird Adventures

Three books as one makes for a very long audible listen. Especially as traversing different hellish, earthly, and heavenly universes gets very descriptive and imaginative throughout. You really get your imagination twisted, expanded, at at times stretched with this trilogy.

There’s an audio error in book 2 Soul Catchers Chapter 17. The dialogue of the Mr Noir character is missing from a conversation 18:05-07:56 - 19:49-06:12.

Spoilers may follow.

The bit where Grace explains what grace is had me tearing up.

The giving birth scene when Nash becomes a bunny, was unbelievably crazy weird.

The thing about describing hellscapes is it’s often difficult for readers to envision what the author has in his mind.

When Grace the neutral explains her love near the end I absolutely burst into tears of emotion, such simple yet profound words of explaining what love is.

The way each chapter cuts off at random cliffhangers and then starts up again in someone else’s storyline, is confusing. Even when it goes back to the other storyline eventually at random.

Very preachy at the end with Jon’s speech.

Overall a wild and weird book with characters of many species on Earth. My favourite characters were Sandy and Ian in book 1, and Scrumpy in books 2 and 3.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 02-19-22

A bit all over the place

Listening to this was hard work. The narration was a major feat of acting, with so many voices used. At times I felt the voices were more important than what was being said and I was listening to a celebrity impersonator.

Too many characters and a little hard to follow and keep up with, both in the writing and the reading of this messy story. One continuous book of about half the length would have been better than three sort of books that were intrinsically linked but trying to be, and not to be, the same story. I ended up listening to some of it a few times and a little of it - not at all, particularly near the end.

Overall: Too long, too meandering, a bit confusing, all with overacted narration.

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  • Geoff Davison
  • 01-26-22

Really good.

Thoroughly enjoyable listen, even after 30 odd hours I still want more. Great characters and very well written. Perfect narration too. Thank you.