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    • Helliconia Spring

    • The Helliconia Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: Brian Aldiss
    • Narrated by: Christopher Slade
    • Length: 17 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 110
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 61

    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

    • Non-Stop

    • By: Brian Aldiss
    • Narrated by: David Thorpe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 78
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      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 51

    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.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Rats, Giants, Mutants, Outsiders, Oh My!

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 03-10-12

    Regular price: $10.84

    • 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 37
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      4 out of 5 stars 20
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    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: $14.01

    • Helliconia Summer

    • The Helliconia Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: Brian Aldiss
    • Narrated by: Michael Gibbs
    • Length: 19 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
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      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    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: $11.18

    • 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 25
    • 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.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • SUPER-TOYS LAST ALL SUMMER LONG

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 10-09-17

    Regular price: $14.01

    • 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