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    • Wizard

    • Gaean Trilogy, Book 2
    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 15 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 184
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    One of the greatest science-fiction epics ever written, John Varley's Titan, Wizard, and Demon comprise a groundbreaking trilogy that will live forever. Human explorers have entered the sprawling mind of the alien Gaea. Now they must fight her will. For she is much too powerful. And definitely insane....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Whole Series is Great

    • By thomas on 12-13-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Ophiuchi Hotline

    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Gabra Zackman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 120

    The invaders came in 2050...they did not kill anyone outright. They said they came on behalf of the intelligent species of Earth - dolphins and whales. The invaders quietly destroyed every evidence of technology, then peacefully departed, leaving behind plowed ground and sprouting seeds. In the next two years, 10 billion humans starved to death.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Capstone of the 8-Worlds

    • By Doug D. Eigsti on 01-30-13

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Titan

    • Gaean Trilogy, Book 1
    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 381
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 233
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 232

    John Varley's monumental trilogy - Titan, Wizard, and Demon - has achieved cult status, hailed as a modern triumph of the imagination by critics and fans. It begins with humankind's exploration of a massive satellite orbiting Saturn. It culminates in a shocking discovery: the satellite is a giant alien being. Her name is Gaea. Her awesome interior is mind-boggling - because it is a mind. A mind that calls out to explorers...and transforms all who enter.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • First of Varley's classic Gaean Trilogy

    • By David on 05-30-09

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Demon

    • Gaean Trilogy, Book 3
    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Allyson Johnson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 182
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 117
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 116

    Titan, Wizard, and Demon have enthralled a generation of readers with adventure, humor, horror, and dazzling imagination. Now, in the epic conclusion of John Varley's masterpiece, the satellite-sized Gaea has gone completely insane. She has trapped humans in her mind. She has transformed her love of old movies into monstrous realities. She is Marilyn Monroe. She is King Kong. And she must be destroyed.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • And Now for Our FEATURE PRESENTATION

    • By Doug D. Eigsti on 03-07-13

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Press Enter

    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 34

    Victor Apfel, a troubled war vet, gets an odd, pre-recorded phone message, instructing him to go inside the house next door. He opens the door to find his neighbor shot through the head. But is it suicide - or murder? And is it possible that a computer is to blame?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Good, but dated computer references

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-26-08

    Regular price: $9.95

    • More of the Best of Science Fiction and Fantasy

    • By: Orson Scott Card, Arthur C. Clarke, Karen Joy Fowler, and others
    • Narrated by: Roddy McDowall, Terry Farrell, Wil Wheaton, and others
    • Length: 5 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 125
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 57

    Who better to narrate today's best science-fiction stories than today's favorite science-fiction stars? This exciting collection features many.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just one complaint

    • By John R. Galloway Jr. on 02-29-08

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Persistence of Vision

    • By: John Varley
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 2 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 100
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 56
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 55

    On the surface, this Hugo and Nebula Award-winning classic is about a drifter who comes to stay in a New Mexico commune founded by a group of deaf-blind people. But beneath the story, author John Varley examines deep, universal issues. What is the nature of communication? What does an individual gain - or lose - by subsuming himself to the whole? Can an outsider ever truly "belong"?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Don't think you like Sci-Fi? Try this one!

    • By Kindle Customer on 12-03-08

    Regular price: $9.95