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    • Non-Stop

    • By: Brian Aldiss
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 87
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      4 out of 5 stars 57
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 56

    This is Brian Aldiss' first novel, a story of a small tribe in a very strange jungle, who make unsettling discoveries about the nature of their world. Non-Stop (published in the US as Starship) is the classic SF novel of discovery and exploration, a brilliant evocation of a familiar setting seen through the eyes of a primitive.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great little sci fi book

    • By spacecasecake on 02-25-10

    Regular price: $10.84

    • Best SF Stories of Brian W Aldiss

    • By: Brian Aldiss
    • Narrated by: Arthur Blake
    • Length: 14 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    A selection of 22 best science-fiction stories chosen by the author himself and representative of the full range of his 30-year career. The collection covers a wide range, from the day after tomorrow to the distant future, and from our own front doorstep to the farthest corners of the galaxy. Behind the idea of each story is the human factor that gives the story its meaning.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Background noise

    • By Taylor on 03-11-12

    Regular price: $14.01

    • Helliconia Spring

    • The Helliconia Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Brian Aldiss
    • Narrated by: Christopher Slade
    • Length: 17 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 111
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 61
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 62

    Set on the Earth-like planet Helliconia, this is an epic chronicling the rise and fall of a civilization over more than a thousand years. The great drama of life on Helliconia is shaped by its cosmic limitations. In fierce contrasts of climate, whole seasons last for centuries and civilizations rise and fall as the planet orbits the giant sun Freyr every 3000 years.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Gulping???

    • By R. Eschenroeder on 12-21-13

    Regular price: $23.75

    • Helliconia Winter

    • The Helliconia Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: Brian Aldiss
    • Narrated by: Michael Gibbs
    • Length: 13 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 38
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      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Set on the Earth-like planet Helliconia, this is an epic chronicling the rise and fall of a civilization over more than a thousand years. The great drama of life on Helliconia is shaped by its cosmic limitations. In fierce contrasts of climate, whole seasons last for centuries and civilizations rise and fall as the planet orbits the giant sun Freyr every 3000 years.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating universe creation...

    • By Stephen on 06-26-10

    Regular price: $11.44

    • Helliconia Summer

    • The Helliconia Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Brian Aldiss
    • Narrated by: Michael Gibbs
    • Length: 19 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 43
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      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    Set on the Earth-like planet Helliconia, this is an epic chronicling the rise and fall of a civilization over more than a thousand years. The great drama of life on Helliconia is shaped by its cosmic limitations. In fierce contrasts of climate, wholeseasons last for centuries and civilizations rise and fall as theplanet orbits the giant sun Freyr every 3000 years.

    Regular price: $11.44

    • Hothouse

    • By: Brian Aldiss
    • Narrated by: Nick Boulton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    In a strange future, the Earth has stopped rotating, and the stationary world is now split between perpetual day and unending night. The few remaining humans are led by the elders who, facing the end of their time, hand the leadership to a young girl, Toy. The group’s manchild Gren wants to be his own leader, however, and will tear apart the group in his search for a new Eden.

    Regular price: $16.73