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Metro 2034 (Метро #2)

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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
Paperback, 526 pages
Published March 16th 2009 by Heyne
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Nov 21, 2011 Agusia rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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, wit
Jun 27, 2014 Carra rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: post-apocalypse
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
Nov 09, 2014 Мая rated it really liked it
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
Err, I'm a bit disappointed. I wanted this book to be as exciting and interesting, but it wasn't. The ending was confusing and crumpled. I didn't really like Sasha. I maybe liked Leonid a little bit. Hunter was rather interesting, but too grumpy and also very, very confusing.

But! I must say that the pacing of the book was fast and the author's writing style is rather poetic and beautiful.

I don't know, I don't regret reading this book, but I didn't enjoy it that much. Meh. Don't even wanna
Ivz Andonova
Apr 03, 2015 Ivz Andonova rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Никой не може да постигне пълната мизерия на постапокалиптичната пустош както прави това Глуховски. Това не може да му се отрече. И важи и за тази книга. Продължението на "Метро 2033" обаче наистина се различава в други насоки...
Целият текст- тук .
Salome Berechikidze
Sep 07, 2016 Salome Berechikidze rated it it was ok
ძალიან არ მინდოდა ასეთი შეფასება მიმეცა, მაგრამ ვფიქრობ, მასსა და 2033-ს შორის დიდი და ღრმა უფრსკულია, რომელსაც გვერდს ვერ ავუვლი.
თითქოს 34 ისტორიას კი არ აგრძელებს, არამედ 33-ისგან მოტოვებული ნარჩენების კრებულია, რომელიც მკითხველთა დაუკმაყოფილებელი ცნობისმოყვარეობისა თუ სურვილების შესაბამისად ცდილობს გვირაბის კედლებზე დატოვებული პატარ-პატარა ხვრელები ამოავსოს. ამისათვის საჭიროა ავიღოთ: ჰანტერი- დაკარგული გმირი, რომლის ფატალური თავგადასავლის ბედი მოსვენებას არ გვაძლევს მისი გაუჩინარების მომენტი
Jul 23, 2012 Daniel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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
Mikheil Samkharadze
არ დავმალავ, მოლოდინი არ გაამართლა მეტრო 2034-მა.
ეს წიგნი "მეტრო 2033"-ის აჩრდილიც კი არაა.
უფრო კარგი იქნებოდა, ეს ყოფილიყო პირველი წიგნი და მეტრო 2033 ამის მერე გამოეშვათ.
პირველ წიგნში თვითონ მეტრო, მიწისქვეშა სამყარო და ლაბირინთები ლამის პერსონიფიცირებულია, ის მოქმედი პერსონაჟა, სუნთქავს, ფიქრობს, ცოცხლობს, მოქმედებს. მეორე ნაწილში ეს ერთგვარი მისტიკა დაკარგულია ან საერთოდ არ არის. თუ პირველ წიგნში მოქმედება ლამის მთელს მეტროს რუკას მოიცავს, მეორე წიგნი ამ რუკის მხოლოდ პატარა ნაწილზე ვითარდება
Vít Kotačka
Dec 29, 2015 Vít Kotačka rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: sci-fi, novel, russian
Důstojný druhý díl serie. A zároveň netrpí neduhy většiny sequelů:Je to o 170 stránek kratší než první díl. Jestliže předešlá část prošla velkou část postapokaliptického metra, tentokrát se příběh odehrává jen v několika málo stanicích. I postav je celkové méně. Že méně je více, zde funguje dobře.

Na druhou stranu, čeho také ubylo a je to ke škodě, je ono tajemno-mystično-až-nadpřirozeno, jež hodně zahusťovalo atmosféru prvního dílu. Strach z procházení tunely mezi stanicemi je tak dost mechanick
Apr 07, 2012 Adam rated it did not like it
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
Nov 29, 2009 Elena rated it really liked it
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
Sep 01, 2012 Adam rated it it was ok
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
Apr 11, 2015 Ward rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
not as strong as the first one, struggled through it
Camilla (Lettrice In Soffitta)
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Siamo di nuovo in una Terra distrutta da un guerra nucleare. La superficie è il regno delle radiazioni e di mostruose creature originatesi con la catastrofe che l'uomo ha portato su sé stesso. li abitanti sono ancora rintanati nella metropolitana, almeno per ciò che riguarda gli abitanti di Mosca. Nessuno sa cosa sia accaduto al resto del mondo. Le comunicazione sono interotte. Ambientanto un anno dopo gli e
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
Sep 03, 2012 Martin rated it it was ok

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
May 26, 2016 Jenni rated it liked it
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
Jul 09, 2011 Lotta rated it really liked it
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
George Boh
Dec 03, 2012 George Boh rated it really liked it
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
Jorge Rosas
The Metro essence is there yet it doesn’t really feel like it, some parts looked more like fan fiction or fan service, but it’s still an enjoyable book; of course it’s hard to compare it with 2033, when my the expectations were so different from this, even so I could appreciate this book.
A year and a half passed since the 2033 events and now it’s the turn of the southernmost stations to have some protagonism, we find out what happened to Hunter after his disappearance, he’s there he’s still eff
Jul 20, 2010 Diana rated it liked it
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
Marvin Vek
Jun 25, 2015 Marvin Vek rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It was an unexpected improvement upon Metro 2033: I didn't like Metro 2033 as much as the hype made me think I would, and therefore hesitated quite a bit on reading the follow up, Metro 2034.

Yet I'm glad I did, very glad.

It takes a bit of time to get used to the way the three stories are told at the same time, but once they start overlapping it's a real treat for lack of better words.

That what I missed in Metro 2033, the depth and emotional involved and way of describing it, certainly made up to
მოკლედ, 2033 შემდეგ ესააა სრული კრაჰი... რაღაც თითიდან გამოწოვილი თავგადასავალი საბოლოოო ჯამში არაფერზე. გამოქლიავებული ბებერი ჰომეროსი... გავრცელებული სულელური დაავადება და მოკლედ უმაღლესი დონის ტყლიპინი.
ჰომეროსი, რომელზეც 2033 გადავირიე, აქ საერთოდ უწუპუწუ გაჰდა.... ეს საშა და გადაგარჩენ, შენ გადამარჩინე და ნაჰევრად შვაი ჰარ და ორი ჰარ და ერთი ჰარ ბრრრრ...
მგონი შეიძლება გადააჰტე ამ წიგნს და დაელოდო ნაქებ-ნადიდებ 2035-ს...

პ.ს. იამ მითჰრა დავაი რაო... 2034 გარეშე 2035 ჩემ ფეჰებს გაიგებო...ჰოდა
May 06, 2015 David rated it it was amazing
Although I was disappointed that this book did not take up the story of Artyom once again, I absolutely love the setting, the grittiness, the determination, and the supernatural that is found within the Metro universe. I also thought the translation of this book was significantly better than that of Metro 2033, but it could simply be that Glukhovsky's prose has improved. I wish the Metro Universe books would come out in English (anyone know if this is in the works?) and am eagerly awaiting the n ...more
Ежко Таралежко
Jan 31, 2015 Ежко Таралежко rated it it was ok
Shelves: horror, sci-fi
Продължението на Метро 2033 е...ами, хъм - продължение. Глуховски се е опитал да продължи и доизясни част от историите развиващи се в първата книга, ала за жалост си личи много че е писано насила - за да се задоволи желанието на читателите, или пък за да си допълни банковата сметка.
В крайна сметка, книгата не е ужасна (след онова, шведското...нещо, моят критерий за ужасна книга наистина се промени) но определено не бих я препоръчал на никого.
Четете само от "Читанка" или ако ви я подарят - иначе
Jul 26, 2015 Tureq rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Zupełnie bezjajeczna powieść. Myślałem, że po pierwszej części, która była napisana w stylu "zabili go i uciekł" druga nie może być głupsza. A jednak jest. Można przeczytać i zapomnieć. Ja już nie pamiętam o czym było, tylko że było trochę rozwleczonej pseudofilozofii z której nic nie wiadomo. Czy autor popiera globalną zagładę? Czy ludzie są z natury dobrzy, czy źli? Nie wiem. Autor też nie wie...
Minnie Dreamer
Apr 02, 2013 Minnie Dreamer rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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
May 27, 2016 Skyeofskynet rated it liked it
Shelves: work-related
I loved the world and I was fascinated by it. But I didn't like the characters at all, I didn't like their relationships (and that Sasha and Hunter thing was terrible). And I didn't like the story itself.

The best thing about this book is the metro itself. So every paragraph describing it, and especially the fragments about metro's mythology, were great. But the story didn't really work for me.
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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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