LibriVox: Short Science Fiction Collection Vol. 004

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Short Science Fiction Collections from LibriVox are coming in faster than we can listen to them. That’s cool! But seriously, how many different versions of Harry Harrison’s The Repairman do we really need? This collection includes the fourth unabridged reading that’s available online.

Short Science Fiction Collection Vol. 004Short Science Fiction Collection Vol. 004
By various; Read by various
10 Zipped MP3s or Podcast – Approx. 5.5 Hours [UNABRIDGED]
Published: March 2008
“Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological and technical speculations based on current or future science or technology. This is a reader-selected collection of short stories, originally published between 1931 and 1962, that entered the US public domain when their copyright was not renewed.”

Beyond Pandora
By Robert J. Martin; Read by Jerome Lawsen
1 |MP3| – Approx. 5 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

The Infra-Medians
By Sewell Peaslee Wright; Read by John Larmour
1 |MP3| – Approx. 42 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

LibriVox Science Fiction - The Misplaced Battleship by Harry HarrisonThe Misplaced Battleship
By Harry Harrison; Read by Barny Shergold
1 |MP3| – Approx. 59 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Published: March 2008
It might seem a little careless to lose track of something as big as a battleship … but interstellar space is on a different scale of magnitude. But a misplaced battleship—in the wrong hands!—can be most dangerous. First published in the April 1960 issue of Astounding Science Fiction magazine.

LibriVox Science Fiction Short Story - Missing Link by Frank HerbertMissing Link
By Frank Herbert; Read by Kim Cutler
1 |MP3| – Approx. 43 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Published: March 2008
The Romantics used to say that the eyes were the windows of the Soul. A good Alien Xenologist might not put it quite so poetically … but he can, if he’s sharp, read a lot in the look of an eye!

LibriVox Science Fiction - The Quantum Jump by Robert WicksThe Quantum Jump
By Robert Wicks; Read by Jerome Lawsen
1 |MP3| – Approx. 23 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Published: March 2008
Captain Brandon was a pioneer. He explored the far reaches of space and reported back on how things were out there. So it was pretty disquieting to find out that the “far reaches of space” knew more about what went on at home than he did.

The Repairman
By Harry Harrison; Read by Rowdy Delaney
1 |MP3| – Approx. 32 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

LibriVox Science Fiction Short Story - Sodom And Gomorrah, Texas by R.A. LaffertySodom and Gomorrah, Texas
By R.A. Lafferty; Read by lucylou40
1 |MP3| – Approx. 19 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Published: March 2008
The place called Sodom was bad enough. But right down the road was the other town—and that was even worse!
First published in Galaxy magazine’s, December 1962 issue.

Stairway To The Stars
By Larry Shaw; Read by R. J. Davis
1 |MP3| – Approx. 43 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

Traders Risk
By Roger Dee; Read by Susan Umpleby
1 |MP3| – Approx. 35 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]

LibriVox science fiction - Wizard by Larry M. HarrisWizard
By Larry M. Harris; Read by Alex C. Telander
1 |MP3| – Approx. 38 Minutes [UNABRIDGED]
Published: March 2008
Although the Masquerade itself, as a necessary protection against non-telepaths, was not fully formulated until the late years of the Seventeenth Century, groups of telepaths-in-hiding existed long before that date. Whether such groups were the results of natural mutations, or whether they came into being due to some other cause, has not yet been fully determined, but that a group did exist in the district of Offenburg, in what is now Prussia, we are quite sure.

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