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  • The Year's Top Short SF Novels 4

  • By: Stephen Baxter, Michael Blumlein, Alexander Jablokov, and others
  • Narrated by: Tom Dheere, Jared Doreck, Nancy Linari
  • Length: 16 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 15
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 12

This audio collection presents the best-of-the-best short science fiction novels published in 2013 by current and emerging masters of this vibrant form. In Earth I, by Stephen Baxter, a search among the stars to ferret out the origins of mankind amidst the Xaian normalisation digs up many surprises. In Success, by Michael Blumlein, a brilliant but erratic biologist studying epigenetics struggles to hang onto his grip on everyday life as he writes his ground-breaking tome.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • drawn out novellas

  • By PhilipDunwody on 06-10-16

Very very bad audio quality, computer voice

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-29-18

Would you try another book from the authors and/or the narrators?

No not because of this book.

Would you ever listen to anything by the authors again?

If not read by these people.

How could the performance have been better?

Human voice, better recording, no echo, level volume, sibilance, this is just so bad.

You didn’t love this book... but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Potential

Any additional comments?

Very very very bad recording.