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The Year’s Top Ten Tales Of Science Fiction 8 edited by Allan Kaster (audio review).

February 9, 2017 | By | Reply More
The Year’s Top Ten Tales Of Science Fiction 8 edited by Allan Kaster (audio review).

Confusingly, the stories on the discs of ‘The Year’s Top Ten Tales of Science Fiction # 8’ aren’t in the same order as set out on the cover. First up is ‘Today I Am Paul’ by Martin L. Shoemaker. Imagine a super-android who can adjust his features, height and eye colour and become a perfect […]

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The Year’s Top Short SF Novels 4 edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

December 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Year’s Top Short SF Novels 4 edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

‘The Year’s Top Short SF Novels 4’ is a substantial collection of Science Fiction, plenty to get your teeth into especially with Christmas coming up. Obviously, this is an ideal present, if you are into the commercial excesses of Yuletide and, basically, who except for humbugs like the editor and myself, are not? Here we […]

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The Year’s Top Ten Tales Of Science Fiction 6 edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

August 11, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Year’s Top Ten Tales Of Science Fiction 6 edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

Yet again Audio Text has produced the goods by bringing out an excellent collection of Science Fiction unabridged short stories on CD. While it is also available as a download, the CD package is more interesting by providing a concrete entity to keep and explore, not forgetting its potential as a prospective gift for friends […]

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The Year’s Top Ten Tales Of Science Fiction 5 edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

August 23, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Year’s Top Ten Tales Of Science Fiction 5 edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

Once again we’ve got a selection from the year’s best in Science Fiction short stories, this time for 2012, edited by Allan Kaster and expertly narrated by Dana Rosenberg, Tom Dheere and Nancy Linari. Now in its fifth series, this collection of stories has now become a tradition to look forward to at this time […]

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Steampunk Specs edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

March 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Steampunk Specs edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

The latest CD release from Audio Text and editor Allan Kaster has chosen a scintillating collection of stories with a Steampunk theme and if you’re not sure what this genre entails, look no further than the man behind the SFCrowsnest website, Stephen Hunt, who has written extensively on the subject. What would have happened if […]

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The Year’s Top Short SF Novels 2 edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

November 2, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Year’s Top Short SF Novels 2 edited by Allan Kaster (CD review).

Audio Text keeps producing good packages of Science Fiction audio literature and the trend continues with this offering of six excellently narrated stories. Not short stories, they are classed as short novels with each one lasting about a couple of hours, so giving the listener a broader more complete experience. Something to get your teeth […]

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