Library Ed. Full Cast Audio 2007
CD ISBN 9781933322742 $55.00 Eight CDs
This superb full-cast narration of Heinlein's classic will appeal to most science fiction aficionados. As a young man named Johnny attempts to save his alien pet, Lummox, from an unkind future Earth, listeners will be drawn into a seamless and dramatic performance. Gems of the recording include narrator David Baker whose omniscient tones weave the other voices together, and Rodney Hudson, as Undersecretary Kiku, whose exotic accent and keen political wisdom make him unforgettable. Heinlein's shrewd understanding of human nature emerges effortlessly, evoked by each of the memorable personalities: Johnny's girlfriend, Betty, and Kiku's diplomatic staff, to name several. Excellent pacing and a story for those of all ages round out a notable audiobook. C.A. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2007, Portland, Maine [Published: AUG/ SEP 07]
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