Pebble in the Sky (Dramatized)

  • by Isaac Asimov
  • Narrated by Robert Trout
  • 0 hrs and 26 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

One moment Joseph Schwartz is a happily retired tailor in 1949 Chicago. The next he's a helpless stranger on Earth during the heyday of the first Galactic Empire. Earth, he soon learns, is a backwater, just a pebble in the sky, despised by all the other 200 million planets of the Empire because its people dare to claim it's the original home of man. And Earth is poor, with great areas of radioactivity ruining much of its soil - so poor that everyone is sentenced to death at the age of 60.
Joseph Schwartz is 62.
This is young Isaac Asimov's first novel, full of wonders and ideas, the book that launched the novels of the Galactic Empire, culminating in the Foundation books and novels. It is also one of that select group of SF adventures that since the early 1950s has hooked generations of teenagers on reading science fiction. This is Golden Age SF at its finest.

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Problems with volume

The music was loud and the talking was a bit too low, many times missing the conversation. Sometimes people would shout into the mic and when there's a scuffle we shouldn't miss out words.
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- Oren

only 26 minutes

What would have made Pebble in the Sky (Dramatized) better?

longer


What was most disappointing about Isaac Asimov’s story?

took 10 hours and made it 26min


Would you be willing to try another one of Robert Trout’s performances?

yes


Any additional comments?

great book but not shortened to 26 minutes

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- Martin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-06-2014
  • Publisher: BN Publishing