Lastborn (aka The Ugly Little Boy) by Isaac Asimov

December 11, 2011
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Perhaps Isaac Asimov’s most famous novella, certainly one of his best, Lastborn (aka The Ugly Little Boy) is in the public domain and narrated by the wonderful Gregg Margarite!

The Drama PodLastborn (aka The Ugly Little Boy)
By Issac Asimov; Read by Gregg Margarite
2 MP3 Files – Approx. 1 Hour 35 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Podcaster: The Drama Pod
Podcast: November 2011
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A scientific experiment or not, the patient was her responsibility … and all the more
so for having died so many centuries ago!
First published in the September 1958 issue of Galaxy Science Fiction.

Part 1 |MP3| Part 2 |MP3|

That entire issue, including Lastborn, is available as a |PDF|.

Lastborn by Isaac Asimov - illustration by Wood
Lastborn by Isaac Asimov - illustration by Wood
Lastborn by Isaac Asimov - illustration by Wood

The Ugly Little Boy was also released as one half of Tor Double No. 8:
TOR Double No. 8: The Ugly Little Boy by Isaac Asimov

There was a 1977 television adaptation (available for purchase HERE). It is noteworthy for its fidelity to the text:

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