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Wir schreiben das Jahr 2034. Nach einem verheerenden Krieg liegen weite Teile der Welt in Schutt und Asche. Auch Moskau ist eine Geisterstadt. Die Überlebenden haben sich in die Tiefen des U-Bahn-Netzes zurückgezogen und dort eine neue Zivilisation errichtet. Eine Zivilisation, wie es sie noch nie zuvor gegeben hat... Dies sind die Abenteuer von Hunter, ehemaliger Soldat u ...more
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Published March 16th 2009 by Heyne (first published January 1st 2009)
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I am really dissapointed. I loved Metro 2033 and I expected Metro 2034 to be equally good or even better - well, I shouldn't have had such a positive attitude. The only thing that stayed as interesting as in the first book is the postapocalyptic universum of people living in the Moscow metro but still, Metro 2033 showed us more of the metro and, in my opinion, did it way better. In Metro 2034, characters (maybe with exception for Leonid who wasn't my type, but still a really interesting person) ...more
"The Fates, good and evil!"

Metro 2034 is a sort of sequel to the brilliant Metro 2033. I say 'sort of' as it doesn't really follow on from the events of the first book in the series. Obviously, we're still set in the Metro of Moscow, where humanity is on the brink of extinction living in a post-apocalyptic world. The Metro has survived and adapted 20 years after the first nuclear weapon was fired. Instead of one big underground system, we're introduced to a type of Greek polis city system, with
What a disappointment!

OK, it’s not bad, exactly, but it’s poor compared to Metro 2033 - guess I had very high expectations. My main problem here is the lead characters: for the life of me I could not engage in either of them! I miss the first person singular perspective that Artiom provided us with in the first book, and would have expected that Hunter would fill that place here. Instead we only ever observe him from other people’s perspective, where he is alternatively some kind of a super her
Докато в предишната книга - "Метро 2033" имахме сюжет, който с напрежение ни водеше към някаква цел, то тук тя(целта) се губеше някъде в гънките на сатиричния мозък на един от главните герои.
Прекалено преекспонирана темата, че човекът е този, който е виновен за изпадналата в беда цивилизация, не помагаше с нищо на читателя - да му стане интересно, интригуващо и по някакъв начин будещо размишления. Това се случи вече в предната книга.

Тук имахме остатъчно присъствие на няколко от главните герои о
Mattias Lennartsson
Den första boken, Metro 2033, var en fantastisk läsupplevelse, vilket gjorde att jag hade höga förväntningar när jag började läsa den här. Redan efter några sidor var jag tillbaka igen i det postapokalyptiska Moskvas gastkramande tunnelbanesystem. Författaren har ett bra, effektivt språk som gör att jag som läsare har lätt att måla upp inre bilder av miljöerna. Det är en väldigt övertygande miljö som målas upp. Även skildringen av de samhällen som byggts upp i underjorden är trovärdiga. Skrämman ...more
Gluchovskijs dystra framtidsskildring är ett fenomen som fått stor uppmärksamhet de senaste åren. Han har skrivit två böcker som översatts till svenska, ett FPS med RPG-inslag har lanserats och ett andra är under utveckling och sist jag kollade relaterade nyheter så förhandlar författaren med några viktiga filmbolag om rättigheterna till filmatiseringen. Låt oss stilla hoppas att projektet inte landar i Uwe Bolls knän.

Förra året fick jag tag på en version av Metro 2033, en ganska okej översättni
Metro 2033 byla originální, napínavá a uspokojující kniha. Nepřímé pokračování Metro 2034 není nic z toho. Kromě původního prostředí nevnímám prakticky žádnou podobnost. Zatímco v prvním dílu se postavy chovaly víceméně přirozeně a tvořily příběh, ve druhém díle jsou postavy podivné, chovají se divně, obvyklým dějovým zvratem je typ deus ex machina a konec je koncem textu, nikoli nějakého uceleného příběhu. Děj je proložen jakýmisi filosoficko-existenciálními úvahami na téma smrtelnost, konečnos ...more
Totally loved it!
Though this is a second book of the 2 books already out, I started my reading from this one (I just didn't know there is another one out).
The story is quite interesting, though the only thing it has in common with the first book is that - yes, there was the World War III (nuclear one, where nobody realized what had happend until the rockets actually hit) and yes 20 years later there are people still living in the Moscow subway system (Moscow subway system was actually built as b
After reading the Metro 2033, I decided to continue, even if I didn't like everything in it. I hoped the author will build on the great atmospere and setting the book has… He didn't.

The characters are superbly boring, dealing with their tedious problems all the book. Tedious, because they are absolutely not natural. The book skips between two most important lines, but ends up just confusing. And to end this completely, this book is filled with pseudo-philosophical questions, which are 1.) pathe
Denis Vukosav
Jul 04, 2014 Denis Vukosav rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: 1
Shelves: horror, mystery, thriller
'Metro 2034' is sequel to 'Metro 2033' an apocalyptic novel written by Russian writer Dmitry Glukhovsky. The title of the novel refers to the Moscow Metro system, year is 2034 (one year after the original novel took place) and mankind had nearly wiped itself out in a nuclear war more than 20 years ago.

As I wrote in review of its prequel, lot of things had changed in this apocalyptic world but some remained the same, 20 years passed but Cold War in this small world is still raging. Survivors of n
Sabrina Kammer
Die Welt, wie wir sie kennen, existiert nicht mehr – durch Atombomben gezwungen, haben sich die Überlebenden in der Metro von Moskau, die für genau diesen Fall eingerichtet wurde, zurückgezogen und leben ihr Leben von nun an im Untergrund. Doch dieses Leben birgt seine Gefahren – Mutanten und seltsame Wesen, die es sich auf der Oberfläche bequem gemacht haben, gelangen immer wieder in den Untergrund, aber auch vor Krankheiten sind die Menschen der Metro nicht gefreit – und der Kampf ums Überlebe ...more
George Boh
Be warned it is not your usual metro this kinda changes it's style on more philosophical and reflective sphere. People who complain abaut it do not understand that metro it is not a line who goes from point A to B in a verry predectible line.
Metro is a romance that althrought it is a apocaliptycal so a phictional one it tries to reflect some life aspects with all it's blurs.
It doesn't lack of dramatic moments or some action moments.Metro is abaut a certen degree of liberty that the various autho

I read Metro 2034: The English fan translation, which can be found, for free here:
Go tell ''Metro2033Artjom'' how awesome he is for doing this as without him we may never have seen an English version of this book.

First off I may as well review the translation. Well honestly it was patchy in many places, with Russian clearly not translation too well into English; sentences being reversed etc HOWEVER this actually added to the atmosphere of the book, I couldn't h
I was thinking this would be a sequel to Metro 2033 and while there are few mentions of the events that occurred in the previous book, this can be read as a stand-alone too. I can't help but compare the two books. I think I might have said Metro 2033 felt like a collection of short stories with all the stations and characters. This on the other hand feels more like a proper book, but the story isn't as compelling. Yes, there is a threat to the station, yes, there are characters looking for a way ...more
Siinä kun edellinen osa käsittelee ydinsodan jälkeistä yhteiskuntaa, tämä keskittyy enemmän ihmisiin ja rooleihin, joihin he tässä tilkkutäkkiyhteiskunnassa päätyvät, ja sitä kautta ihmisyyteen itseensä. Tämän seurauksena kirjailijan ote on enemmän pohdiskeleva kuin toiminnallinen. Edellisessä osassa pitkät tematiikkaa luotaavat episodit olivat tasapainossa toimintaosioiden kanssa, mutta nyt ne varsinkin kirjan keskivaiheilla alkoivat puuroutua kaiken muun kanssa niin, että minäkään en tahtonut ...more
Wer auf eine Fortsetzung von Artjoms Lebensgeschichte hofft, wird leider enttäuscht. Glukhovsky bringt neue Charaktere ins Spiel und eine neue Bedrohung in Form einer Krankheit. Auf der einen Seite steht Hunter, der alle Infizierten ausrotten will, weil er das für die einzige Lösung hält; und auf der anderen Seite Homer und Sascha, die Hunter vor seiner dunklen Seite retten wollen und gleichzeitig auch die Kranken.

Schlußendlich wird die Metro aus völlig unerwarteter Richtung vor der Verbreitung
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'Metro 2033' fue una de esas novelas que pegó muy fuerte hace años a la que le acompañó el lanzamiento de su homónimo en el mundo de los videojuegos, un producto más que notable que se ha ganado un hueco en la memoria de miles de jugones. También hace años compré su segunda parte en papel pero no ha sido hasta este verano cuando me he vuelto a introducir en el metro de Moscú para intentar sobrevivir.

Vaya por delante que esta secuela directa, un año después de finalizar la anterior novela, me ha
I liked this book a lot, even though the first one was way better.

What I loved in Metro 3033 was how the metro itself with all its different stations was described. The different rules, the dangers and the monsters were really interesting to me, that's why I couldn't stop reading it. I was always guessing what was wrong and why people were behaving a certain way.

But Metro 2034 is very different from the first book. This story isn't Artjom's anymore (I was wondering where he was a lot of the time
Goran K
I had hard time finding this book as unlike the first one, this one wasn't translated to Croatian... Neither to English. So I read it on Serbian, which is still good, but I feel that a lot was lost in the translation. Even though my rating might be influenced by bad translation, I believe I'm right when I say this book isn't a shade of the original.
EDIT: Now I've found that Metro 2034 can be read for free online here in English. But I do not feel the need to re-read the book at this time.

Христо Блажев
“Метро 2034” – радиация, куршуми, кръв и нищо повече

Очаквах доста от тази книга след страхотната “2033”.. Рамката на една цивилизация, развила се в тунелите на московското метро след ядрен апокалипсис, е страхотна, но в продължението ненужно дефилософизирана и хиперекшънизирана.
Nie jest to tak dobra pozycja jak Metro 2033, utrzymuje jednak poziom swojej poprzedniczki. Zresztą pojawia się tutaj podobny problem jak w przypadku powieści z Uniwersum Warhammera 40k: im głębiej wchodzi się w świat tym trudniej ocenić każdą książkę z serii, gdyż sama w sobie może być ona marna (w przypadku Warhammera najczęściej jest); jednakże umieszczona w tym świecie czerpie wartość z niego samego i poprzednich książek, które w coraz bardziej szczegółowy sposób to uniwersum opisują (tym sa ...more
Let me tell you, I waited A LONG TIME for this. The German translation was out there in no time - I was tempted to buy it, but since the first book I bought was the English edition I waited patiently. And waited. And waited. At long last the English translation was out and I didn't even think about it twice before buying it (may I say that I don't understand why it cost me 33 Swiss franks when the original was under 14 £'s like they wanted me to suffer even more). Be that as it may, I remem ...more
Minnie Dreamer
Ďalšia knižka do zbierky "Nestačí len prečítať, treba sa nad tým aj zamyslieť." Pretože nejde o klasický príbeh končiaci happy endom, ktorý vám nedá nič iné len tečúce sliny. Mám pocit, že toto tu má aj akýsi hlbší význam...Plus, vždy ma strašne bavili knižky, kde sa objavujú nejaké tie príšerky... :D
Than Fonias
The sequel to Metro 2033 is truly flat, uninspired, unimaginative and with atmosphere at all..

The previous book was full of incidents, characters and perils that Artyom had to overcome in order to try and save his home station. The atmosphere was gloom and thick with feelings of agony and danger. And the finale was simply breathtaking.

In this installment, the leading characters are "Hommer", an old person who had the privilege of being alive before the apocalypse, our lost friend the "Hunter" wh
After waiting almost 5 years for the sequel, I finally got my hands on a copy of the English translated version.

After reading Metro 2033, I felt compelled to read more of this stories (if he had written any) since the world the story was built upon was still in its infancy. The metro had so much potential for growth, so much to bring new and exciting ideas in how it could transform itself.

But no...

Dmitry decided to approach the storyline in a 'less epic' than he did with 2033, and I believe stro
Разочарование, а не продолжение. Все то, чем так сильно сияла первая книга ("Метро 2033") здесь пробивается лишь тусклым отблеском. И то, за 10 страниц до окончания книги.
Harri Halonen
My expectations for this one were quite high after I finished "Metro 2033" couple weeks ago. Seguel has new, rather different style compared to 2033. Style is slower than in the first book and not so intense than in the first book, which was only told by Artjom. There is still something good in the book, and it is "Homer" or "Homeros" like its translated in Finnish version. His Thoughts give new point of wiew in to this underground world. So new more philosophical style is not so bad after all. ...more
This one is as bad as the first one was good. Can't believe it was even written by the same person.
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Dmitry Glukhovsky (Russian: Дмитрий Глуховский) is a professional Russian author and journalist. Glukhovsky started in 2002 by publishing his first novel, Metro 2033, on his own website to be viewed for free. The novel has later become an interactive experiment, drawing in many readers, and has since been made into a video game for the Xbox 360 console and PC. Glukhovsky is known in Russia for his ...more
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“No era un monstruo. Era un ser humano normal y corriente. Cruel, imbécil y rencoroso. Igual que todos los demás.” 0 likes
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