• Startide Rising

  • The Uplift Saga, Book 2
  • By: David Brin
  • Narrated by: George Wilson
  • Length: 17 hrs and 25 mins
  • 4.3 out of 5 stars (883 ratings)

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Startide Rising

By: David Brin
Narrated by: George Wilson
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Publisher's summary

When Streaker - the first starship designed and crewed by dolphins - discovers a derelict ancient armada with evidence of the first sentient species ever, she sets off a war between dozens of galactic races eager to use the information for their own advancement.

New York Times best-selling author David Brin's novels stretch the imagination while providing action and thrills galore. Packed with exotic aliens and ancient mysteries, Startide Rising delivers breath-taking adventure in the grandest tradition of space opera.

©1983 David Brin (P)2003 Recorded Books

Critic reviews

  • Hugo Award, Best Novel, 1984
  • Nebula Award, Best Novel, 1983

"This is one of the outstanding SF novels of recent years." (Publishers Weekly)
"As the plot thickens and the relationships between the characters become more complex, Wilson's narration is a calm and steady beacon." (AudioFile)