Farewell to the Master

  • by Harry Bates
  • Narrated by Tom Weiner
  • 1 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Were the alien and his robot here to help or hinder humankind? Find out the surprising answer in the original story that inspired the classic 1951 science-fiction movie The Day the Earth Stood Still.This is a must-read for any science-fiction lover, for, as the Encyclopedia of Science Fiction says, "the film lost the story's ironic ending." Now listeners can discover first-hand what Hollywood left out in this best-known novella of the legendary 1930s idea man, Harry Bates.Bates's novella, published in 1940 under the title Farewell to the Master, with its poignant, haunting last line, posthumously brought him the coveted Balrog Award (1983). Long-time science-fiction fans rank it and its creator among the greats.

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The day the Earth stood still

This is the story that 'The day the Earth stood still' is based on, try this and see what the last film got so wrong!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-12-2008
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.