What a horrible production of a great book. The sound control is non existant, you have to turn the volume way up to hear them wispering, then some terrible excuse for space music blast your eardrums. Like the sound track from Dr Who run amok. Audible should pay you to down load this, ever if they put it on the free for members list it is over priced. Wow, I never thought I would write a bad review of an Asimov book, but it is not the book I am panning, it is the worst production of one I have ever heard.
The other reviwers are correct. The production is awful ....BUT!! This is an Audible.com mess up not the original production. I have this production on cassette tape (I'm very old!!) and it is absoutely fine. I bought this Audible.com version as I could not be bothered to convert my cassettes to MP3, but this is just awful. I don't know what they did but I'll be going back to my tapes.
Don't get this audio book because it is not one but a bad quality radio recording of an old interpretation of the book.
The story is good but you'll struggle listening to it whereas good audio books of the foundation are available too.
good variety of voice actors, and a surprisingly well done job of condensing the trilogy. only issue is the ear wrenching sound effects in between parts of the drama.
it sounds like the recording was made in a barrel in the back of the BBC . I also suspect that it may be in the public domain so paying for access chaps me.
sheldon the wise wizard that lead us out of darkness
to many sound effects
read the actual book again
loose the sound effects
The original book was great. This audio reenactment was nice, too, however, the sound effects are incredibly useless and horrible. the audio quality is good if you have a good head set to listen with. listening tit in the car is NOT recommended.
A terrible copy of an incredible story. Poorly mastered, voices drop off occasionally and frequently interrupted by overloud "sound effects"
Nearly in-listenable. Totally not worth purchasing.
Significant material was chopped off of a major work, and the so-called performers really sucked!