The Ask and the Answer

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Patrick Ness

Narrated By: Nick Podehl, Angela Dawe

Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Date: September 2010

Duration: 12 hours 50 minutes


Fleeing before a relentless army, Todd has carried a desperately wounded Viola right into the hands of their worst enemy, Mayor Prentiss. Immediately separated from Viola and imprisoned, Todd is forced to learn the ways of the Mayor's terrifying new order. But everything is shrouded in secrets. Where is Viola? Is she even still alive? And who are the mysterious Answer? And then one day, the bombs begin to explode. . . . "Are revolutionaries the same as terrorists? That's not just a theoretical question as we watch the protagonists forced into taking sides." - Chicago Tribune "Gripping. . . . A stunningly clear depiction of the moral wreckage of civil war." - The Wall Street Journal "Brilliantly conceived and executed. . . . If Knife provided the cut, this follow-up provides the fester." - Booklist (starred review)


  • Sonja G

    It was a great book, however there seemed to be some kind of editing done after completion, because any sentence with the horses name is louder and of different audio quality. It's certainly not a deal breaker but a little distracting.