The Galactic Comedy
Books in series3
UNABRIDGED
(3.7 based on 12 ratings)
  • 1
    Paradise: The Galactic Comedy, Book 1 | Mike Resnick

    Paradise: The Galactic Comedy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 45 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Zach Herries
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (6)
    Performance
    (5)
    Story
    (6)

    The Earth-like planet Peponi has vast riches, an abundant and opulent wildlife, and most importantly, compliant natives. But now that humanity is on the brink of opening up an entirely new world, has it learned its lessons from the past? A thought-provoking novel from the author of Ivory.

    Three strikes and I'm out

    The entire story was told without much emotion at all. Which is strange because the story is a story about an interview, and is told as the first-per..Show More »

    Reviewed on December 31 2014 by Levin (Sterling Heights, MI, United States)
  • 2
    Purgatory: The Galactic Comedy, Book 2 | Mike Resnick

    Purgatory: The Galactic Comedy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 48 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Evan Greenberg
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (5)
    Performance
    (4)
    Story
    (5)

    Set in Resnick's far future, where humankind has long spread out through the galaxy and there are as many alien races as there are planets suitable for colonization, Purgatory is a hard look at how many ways an advanced civilization can misunderstand a "primitive" race.

    Galactic Comedy?

    Comedy as in "Greek comedy"; and easy on the comedy. Was looking for something humorous and spacey. This is a plodding trudge through colonialism dres..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 04 2017 by Eric Holsinger (Saco, ME USA)
  • 3
    Inferno: The Galactic Comedy, Book 3 | Mike Resnick

    Inferno: The Galactic Comedy, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (6 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Mike Resnick
    • Narrated By Mark Neely
    Overall
    (1)
    Performance
    (1)
    Story
    (1)

    Disanko, the ruler of the Enkoti, and Susan Beddoes, a representative from the Department of Cartography, help the planet of Faligor to become the richest and most technologically advanced of its sector until an evil general rises to power.

    technical and editing problems

    there are places where the same thing is said twice and places where the volume and varies. the narrator mispronounces common words like terran and ca..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 16 2016 by Writenow ()