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  • Mindswap

  • By: Robert Sheckley
  • Narrated by: Tom Weiner
  • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 69
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 52
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 53

Interstellar travel to alien worlds is too expensive for Marvin, a college student in need of a good vacation. And so he signs up for what he can afford: a mind swap, in which his consciousness is swapped into the body of an alien life-form. Unfortunately, Marvin finds himself in the body of an interstellar criminal—a body that he has to vacate, fast.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Great Story With a REALLY Weird Ending

  • By Niels J. Rasmussen on 06-21-14

Author self-indulgence

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-11-16

After a good start the story becomes a vehicle for the author's self-indulgence at the expense of a story you want to follow. The idea was good, but the word play at the end was heavy handed.

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