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    • The Moons of Barsk

    • Barsk Series, Book 2
    • By: Lawrence M. Schoen
    • Narrated by: J. G. Hertzler
    • Length: 14 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 19

    Years after the events of Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard, the lonely young outcast and physically-challenged Fant, Pizlo, is now a teenager. He still believes he hears voices from the planet’s moons, imparting secret knowledge to him alone. And so embarks on a dangerous voyage to learn the truth behind the messages. His quest will catapult him offworld for the second time is his short life, and reveal things the galaxy isn’t yet ready to know. Elsewhere, Barsk's Senator Jorl, who can speak with the dead, navigates galactic politics as Barsk's unwelcome representative.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Aesop's Science-Fable

    • By Mark Patterson on 10-09-18

    Regular price: $31.18

    • Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard

    • By: Lawrence M. Schoen
    • Narrated by: J. G. Hertzler
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 351
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 314

    In a distant future, no remnants of human beings remain, but their successors thrive throughout the galaxy. These are the offspring of humanity's genius-animals uplifted into walking, talking, sentient beings. The Fant are one such species: anthropomorphic elephants ostracized by other races and long ago exiled to the rainy ghetto world of Barsk. There, they develop medicines upon which all species now depend.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • This is the greatest book I've ever read

    • By Connor Penhale on 11-26-16

    Regular price: $21.73

    • Buffalito Destiny

    • By: Lawrence M. Schoen
    • Narrated by: William Coon
    • Length: 11 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    A former stage hypnotist, the Amazing Conroy really just wants to have a good meal. He’s now the wealthy CEO of a company that leases buffalo dogs, alien creatures capable of biting into and devouring nearly anything. When he attempts to implement a solution for cleaning up massive industrial waste sites, Conroy becomes targeted by ecological terrorists who resent the use of alien technology (living or otherwise) to heal the Earth. But kidnapping and the destruction of his corporate headquarters are the least of Conroy’s problems....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Heinleinesque minus social commentary

    • By J. T. Jones on 02-12-18

    Regular price: $16.06