AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter


by | Read by Reed McColm

Science Fiction • 10 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2006

E.E. Smith's Lensman novels, first published in the 1930s, are considered the cornerstone of the space opera subgenre. Serving as a prelude to the series, TRIPLANETARY begins billions of years ago with a war between two races, the peaceful Arisians and the warlike Eddorians. The book moves forward through the fall of Atlantis, the Roman Empire, and three world wars as the benevolent Arisians secretly establish a group of Earthmen capable of protecting the galaxy from evil. Reed McColm narrates with precision, and with just enough of a swagger in his voice to call to mind the action heroes of an earlier era. His voice adds a lightness and a glint of humor that complement Smith's humorless writing. The production includes a foreword by science fiction historian John Clute. S.E.S. © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/ SEP 07]



Library Ed. • Books in Motion • 2006

CS ISBN 1596074485 $49.95 • Eight cassettes

CD ISBN 9781596074491 $31.99 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 1596074507 $24.95 • One MP3-CDs

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile

AudioFile Newsletter

Sign up to receive FREE email newsletters from AudioFile. Get audiobook recommendations and reviews straight to your inbox.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×