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    • How to Make a Spaceship

    • A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight
    • By: Julian Guthrie, Richard Branson - preface, Stephen Hawking - afterword
    • Narrated by: Rob Shapiro
    • Length: 16 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 273

    The story of the bullet-shaped SpaceShipOne and the other teams in the hunt is an extraordinary tale of making the impossible possible. It is driven by outsized characters - Burt Rutan, Richard Branson, John Carmack, Paul Allen - and obsessive pursuits. In the end, as Diamandis dreamed, the result wasn't just a victory for one team; it was the foundation for a new industry and a new age.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Fun and Thrilling Ride

    • By Gillian on 09-28-16

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Doctor Who - Short Trips - The Way of the Empty Hand

    • By: Julian Richards
    • Narrated by: Frazer Hines
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    The war world of Combatia. A great mechanised planet that traverses the universe, overseen by its benevolent and infallible overlord, plucking up the finest warriors of every world it passes and pitting them against each other to determine which of them is greatest. Their consent is irrelevant - all that matters is the battle. The greatest warrior must be found. Will it be Bloodbane, King of Carnage? Jamie McCrimmon? Gichin Funakoshi? Or the strange little man who calls himself the Doctor?

    Regular price: $6.19

    • Doctor Who - Short Trips - Foreshadowing

    • By: Julian Richards
    • Narrated by: India Fisher
    • Length: 27 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 3
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      5 out of 5 stars 3

    A young lieutenant is sent to interrogate two strangers who were apprehended whilst intruding at a secure RAF base. The man seems strangely familiar, could pass for Lord Byron, and says he's an alien; meanwhile his female friend is apparently from 1930. As the lieutenant tries to find out what they're doing on his base, something connects them with a strange incident earlier in the day: stories of a giant insect....

    Regular price: $6.39