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    • Great Classic Science Fiction

    • Eight Unabridged Stories
    • By: H. G. Wells, Stanley G. Weinbaum, Lester Del Rey, and others
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance, Barbara Rosenblat, Nick Sullivan, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 36

    This superlative collection of futuristic tales explores ground-breaking supernatural themes from the founding heroes of the science fiction genre. The short story form is perfect for capturing the atmospheric tension of these legendary stories.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great authors, good stories

    • By Joel D Offenberg on 09-07-10

    Regular price: $15.36

    • The Lotus Eaters

    • By: Stanley G. Weinbaum
    • Narrated by: Deborah Kerr
    • Length: 1 hr and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 1

    A Venusian honeymoon could quickly end in disaster, when the newlyweds are attacked by savage night dwellers and catatonia inducing spores.English biologist Patricia Hammond with her new American husband Hamilton "Ham" Hammond, decide to explore the dark side of Venus to collect plant specimens. But what they find is a specimen far beyond their expectations, and it forces them to re-evaluate what it means to be "intelligent".

    Regular price: $11.00

    • A Martian Odyssey

    • By: Stanley G. Weinbaum
    • Narrated by: Jim Roberts
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 12

    "A Martian Odyssey" by Stanley G. Weinbaum first appeared in 1934. It was Weinbaum's first published story, and remains his best known. It's publication immediately established Weinbaum as a leading figure in the field. One of the aliens in the story, "Tweel", remains one of the most recognised aliens in early science fiction, and is said to be an inspiration for aliens in the works of Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Original, creative story writing

    • By proton on 11-17-09

    Regular price: $5.57

    • Parasite Planet

    • The Ham and Pat Stories
    • By: Stanley G. Weinbaum
    • Narrated by: Mark Douglas Nelson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    The short and meteoric career of Stanley G. Weinbaum produced many instantly hailed classics. None had the breadth of wonder, and adventure with philosophic insight as the trilogy of stories that feature Ham Hammond and Patricia Burlingame.

    Regular price: $11.17

    • A Martian Odyssey

    • By: Stanley G. Weinbaum
    • Narrated by: Frank Harrison
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    "A Martian Odyssey" (1949) is a science fiction classic by Stanley G. Weinbaum. The story is set in the early 21st century, nearly twenty years after the invention of atomic power and ten years after the first lunar landing. The four-man crew of the Ares has landed on Mars in the Mare Cimmerium. A week after the landing, Dick Jarvis, the ship's American chemist, sets out in an auxiliary rocket to photograph the landscape. Eight hundred miles out, the engine on Jarvis' rocket gives out, and he crash-lands into one of the Thyle regions.

    Regular price: $4.58

    • The Adaptive Ultimate

    • By: Stanley G. Weinbaum
    • Narrated by: Mark Douglas Nelson
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Dr. Daniel Scott has invented a serum that enables the organism to adapt itself to overcome injuries and disease. He gets his chance to try his experimental drug on a dying tubercular patient named Kyra Zelas. Scott and his colleague Dr. Herman Bach are amazed when the girl recovers, but she soon begins to exhibit strange actions.

    Regular price: $9.09