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Eight Worlds, Book 2
Narrated by: David Stifel
Length: 23 hrs and 10 mins
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A science fiction epic from "the best writer in America" (Tom Clancy) - Hugo and Nebula award-winning author John Varley.

Fleeing Earth after an alien invasion, the human race stands on the threshold of evolution. Their new home is Luna, a moon colony blessed with creature comforts, prolonged lifespans, digital memories, and instant sex changes.

But the people of Luna are bored, restless, suicidal - and so is the computer that monitors their existence....

©1992 John Varley (P)2019 Tantor

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an old favorite

It has been many years since I read it for the first time. I mostly had only remembered that I liked it a lot. But now, having reread it, it is really exceptional, especially for us die-hard Heinlein fans. I would particularly recommend that people should re-read Moon is a Harsh Mistress right before this. And maybe also The Rolling Stones. Varley makes a lot of references to Heinlein, especially those two. ;-)

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Excellent Story!

I could find no faults in either the writing or the narration in this fantastic sci-fi tale.

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