The Radio Gunner


Read by James R. Hedrick

(4.6 stars; 5 reviews)

Originally published anonymously in 1924, this intriguing work of science fiction, categorized by Bleiler under 'imaginary wars and inventions' (the work anticipates a 'second world war' and the importance of communications technology, including the coding, decoding, transmission & interception of messages). Alexander Forbes was a Harvard physiologist who contributed considerably to the fields of physiology and neuroscience in the 20th century. - Summary by E F Bleiler paraphrased (10 hr 2 min)

Chapters

A Scientist in the Making 23:57 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Storm-Cloud 45:06 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Mobilization 36:19 Read by James R. Hedrick
Progress in Jeopardy 59:20 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Storm-Center Moves Eastward 41:56 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Hunt 50:47 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Fleet Arrives 47:15 Read by James R. Hedrick
Dispatching the Secret Messenger 46:36 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Round-up 31:07 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Power of Suggestion 34:11 Read by James R. Hedrick
Intrigue and Mischief 39:15 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Victim 31:40 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Show-down 49:29 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Battle 54:28 Read by James R. Hedrick
The Harbor at Sunset 10:50 Read by James R. Hedrick

Reviews

A patient mastermind at work!


(5 stars)

The technology might be outdated, but the main character's understanding of how to move people is superb. Well read, although you have to be quick to pause between breaths.