Trade Ed. Dreamscape 2013
CD ISBN 9781624069086 $39.99 Four CDs
MP3-CD ISBN 9781624069123 $29.99 One MP3-CDs
DD ISBN 9781624069093 $32.99
Library Ed. Dreamscape 2013
DD ISBN 9781624069109 $49.99
Being a stranger in a strange land is never a comforting experience. Narrator Ralph Lister's animated performance captures all the bewilderment associated with that circumstance in this curious tale about a half-man/half-machine from thousands of years in the future who suddenly appears in 1920s England. Lister's voice moves from the stuffy accents of the British aristocracy to the high-pitched squeak of the Clockwork Man's machinery as it starts malfunctioning, along with associated beeps, buzzes, and, on one occasion, growling. Lister goes after it all with gusto and conveys the deadpan humor with skill. Despite the silliness, the story leaves listeners thinking about how much humanity must be sacrificed to create the ultimate being. E.E. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine [Published: NOVEMBER 2013]
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