The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Vol. 2-A
- The Greatest Science Fiction Novellas of All Time Chosen by the Members of The Science Fiction Writers of America
- Narrated by: Chris Andrew Ciulla, Kevin T. Collins, Mark Boyett, full cast, Graham Halstead, L. J. Ganser, Michael David Axtell
- Length: 24 hrs and 53 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 27-02-18
- Language: English
- Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
This volume is the definitive collection of the best science fiction novellas published between 1929 and 1964, containing 11 great classics. No anthology better captures the birth of science fiction as a literary field.
Published in 1973 to honor stories that had appeared before the institution of the Nebula Awards, The Science Fiction Hall of Fame introduced tens of thousands of young readers to the wonders of science fiction and was a favorite of libraries across the country.
This volume contains the following:
Introduction by Ben Bova
Call Me Joe by Poul Anderson
Who Goes There? by John W. Campbell Jr. (as Don A. Stuart)
Nerves by Lester del Rey
Universe by Robert A. Heinlein
The Marching Morons by C. M. Kornbluth
Vintage Season by Henry Kuttner and C. L. Moore (as Lawrence O'Donnell)
And Then There Were None by Eric Frank Russell
The Ballad of Lost C'Mell by Cordwainer Smith
Baby Is Three by Theodore Sturgeon
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
With Folded Hands by Jack Williamson
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By R. Mcintyre on 29-05-18
I ordered this and its previous volume on the presumption that Audible had bothered themselves to format it in some way. They haven't. As a result you've no idea what's on the file. it's a total of 43 hours of continuous speech, and labled "Chapter 1", "Chapter 2" etc.
You've not a clue what's what's playing and what might be next, and they haven't even included text to help you sort it out. As a result, although the content is great, your chances of finding (or even knowing about) a given story are negligible
Can't recommend for any purpose.
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By dutch wolff on 21-06-18
'Greatest' is the word...
Hall of Fame, no doubt. I'm an avid reader (60yrs old w/3k+ books behind me) so here in my going-on 'golden years' I've begun adding audio books to my daily commute. Should have done it LONG ago. Duh. But the pleasure is greater, I suppose, and this title in particular took me for a ride in the WayBack machine. Yes, I DO remember the '60s; when sci-fi made you think. Hall of Fame, Vol. 2-A has several of the best titles from that or any era. And FYI? If you're familiar with the movie 'Idiocracy' (loved it, HIGHLY recommend it) the plot was clearly stolen from Cyril M. Kornbluth's 'The Marching Morons'. I wouldn't bother mentioning this, but the movie credits gave no credit... and that ain't right. Get this audiobook (and the others in the series). Listen... and learn.
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By Ismael Cervantes on 07-08-18
Loved hearing this on the way to work. The narration little draws you into the stories.