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    • Three Empires on the Nile

    • The Victorian Jihad, 1869-1899
    • By: Dominic Green
    • Narrated by: Stephen Hoye
    • Length: 13 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 132
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 49

    Three Empires on the Nile tells of the rise of the first modern Islamic state and its fateful encounter with the British Empire of Queen Victoria. Ever since the self-proclaimed Islamic messiah known as the Mahdi gathered an army in the Sudan and besieged and captured Khartoum under its British overlord Charles Gordon, the dream of a new caliphate has haunted modern Islamists. The 19th-century origins of it all were even more dramatic and strange than today's headlines.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Astoundingly good

    • By Sean O'Keefe on 05-05-07

    Regular price: $26.59

    • We, Robots

    • By: Elizabeth Bear, James Cambias, Jeffrey Ford, and others
    • Narrated by: Amy Bruce, J. P. Linton
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 21

    This is a collection of seven contemporary robot tales written by some of today's most acclaimed science fiction authors. A sentient war machine combs a beach for trinkets to create memorials for its fallen comrades in the Hugo Award-winning story, "Tideline", by Elizabeth Bear. In "Balancing Accounts", by James Cambias, a small-time independent robotic space tug is hired by a mysterious client for a voyage between two of Saturn's moons.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not Good

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 12-21-13

    Regular price: $19.59