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Short Science Fiction Collection 046

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(4,195 Sterne; 264 Bewertungen)

Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and scientific method, but are not facts of the author’s contemporary world. The stories often represent philosophical thought experiments presented in entertaining ways. Protagonists typically “think” rather than “shoot” their way out of problems, but the definition is flexible because there are no limits on an author’s imagination. The reader-selected stories presented here were written prior to 1962 and became US public domain texts when their copyrights expired. (Summary by Gregg Margarite) (9 hr 42 min)

Chapters

A Filbert is a Nut

17:51

Read by Steve Mattingly

Ask a Foolish Question

22:14

Read by Bellona Times

The Beast in the Void

43:30

Read by James Rogers

The Burning Bridge

1:12:22

Read by Mark Nelson

From an Amber Block

47:47

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)

The Gate to Xoran

47:34

Read by Mark Nelson

Goodbye, Dead Man

12:17

Read by Adam Whybray

Holes Incorporated

13:18

Read by D. A. Frank

The Last Supper

3:58

Read by Andy Sames

Lost in the Future

7:30

Read by Tibbi Scott

Made in Tanganyika

25:51

Read by Bill Coombs

A Matter of Magnitude

14:37

Read by Bellona Times

The Planet of Dread

44:12

Read by Mark Nelson

Say "Hello" for Me

6:12

Read by koiwoi

Silver Dome

1:09:59

Read by Lars Rolander (1942-2016)

The Day Time Stopped Moving

32:04

Read by Bill Coombs

The Natives

5:29

Read by Tibbi Scott

The New Accelerator

34:48

Read by Alex Lau

The Vampires of Venice

50:25

Read by Mark Nelson

Vanishing Point

10:53

Read by Vince Dee

Bewertungen

good but with flaws

(4 Sterne)

most of the stories were really well narrated but, I just could not stand the accent in an amber rock story. The female voice sounded terrible with an Indian male voice trying to copy it. This narrator completely ruined the story for me, the story could not be understood at times.

(5 Sterne)

A good collection of classic sci-fi. Most are read quite well. I particularly enjoyed Vince Dee's reading of C. C. Beck's "Vanishing Point". Beck, the co-creator of the comic book superhero, Captain Marvel (Shazam), penned an amusing story, and Dee performed it superbly.

good selection of classic Sci Fi

(4 Sterne)

just that it is the "Vampires of Venus", not Venice. Vampires of Venice is a Doctor Who story :)

A fun listen

(3 Sterne)

Good for a casual listen, some stories are better than others.

good to listen while working

(5 Sterne)

very interesting collection. wished there were more.

love sci go short stories

(5 Sterne)

they are great company when working

awesome shorts!

(5 Sterne)

love the whole series of sci fi shorts collection

great night time listening

(5 Sterne)

love the stories! good readers as well