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    • The Best of Cordwainer Smith

    • By: Cordwainer Smith
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 15 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    With an introduction by J. J. Pierce, this volume features the 12 most important stories by Cordwainer Smith, a unique writer who has fused wonder and poetry into imaginative tales that transcend both science and fiction.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Science Fiction

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-06-16

    Regular price: $27.97

    • The Game of Rat and Dragon

    • By: Cordwainer Smith
    • Narrated by: Matthew Wayne Selznick
    • Length: 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 23

    Future humanity has found the secret of faster-than-light travel, but it comes with great dangers. To minimize these dangers, man can pilot ships through the up-and-out with cats as their partners. Underhill shares his mind with his cat-partner, the Lady May, and must travel to the terrible open places between the stars. Only by working together can they defend themselves and the ship's passengers against the dragons in the emptiness of space.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • How to meet the love of your life

    • By Nothing really matters on 02-15-16

    Regular price: $3.39

    • Scanners Live in Vain

    • By: Cordwainer Smith
    • Narrated by: Jeremiah Costello
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 10

    Man has conquered space, but not without costs. To maintain the space lanes, Scanners have to undergo an operation in which their brain is severed from their sensory inputs to block the Pain of Space. A man named Adam Stone claims that he has a found a way to travel in the deep of space without the use of the Scanners - and the community of Scanners has decided that he must die. But one Scanner realizes the madness of that solution.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Performance 🎯

    • By Robert E. Osborne on 05-29-15

    Regular price: $6.99

    • Scanners Live in Vain

    • By: Cordwainer Smith
    • Narrated by: Christopher Strong
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 4

    Man has conquered space but not without costs. To maintain the space lanes, Scanners have to undergo operations in which their brains are severed from their sensory inputs to block the pain of space. Scanner Martel has made this sacrifice. He must monitor his vital functions via implanted dials and instruments in his chest. His only respite from this isolated existence is his ability to occasionally "cranch" and return to some sort of normalcy with his wife, Luci.

    Regular price: $6.96