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WAR OF THE WORLDS Global Dispatches

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by MacLeod Andrews

Science Fiction • 12 hrs. • Anthology • © 1996

Narrator MacLeod Andrews turns in a virtuoso performance of a work that would be a challenge for any narrator. In this compilation, today's top science-fiction authors create missives by 20 famous people who recount their experiences during a Martian invasion. Each of these vignettes features a handful of characters, an approach that results in dozens of different voices, along with a plethora of accents. Andrews animates the personalities with panache, bringing forth the wry humor of Mark Twain, the persnicketiness of an Emily Dickinson scholar, and the horror of a dogfight by Jack London. Every 20 minutes to an hour, Andrews must inhabit a new set of characters, and he rises to the occasion. The Martian invasion may have been terrible, but Andrews's presentation is delightful. D.E.M. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2013]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 978-1-4805-3635-7 $19.99 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4805-3636-4 $14.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4805-3640-1 $14.99

 

Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2013

CD ISBN 978-1-4805-3637-1 $59.97 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4805-3638-8 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

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