Steel

  • by Richard Matheson
  • Narrated by Lou Gossett Jr.
  • 0 hrs and 46 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

In the near future, boxing has been outlawed and is performed by mechanical robots. The manager of a robot desperately in need of repair does the unthinkable to win a bout.

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Twilight Zone classic style

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This story is quick and true to the style of The Twilight Zone. It is hard to hear Lou Gossett Jr read this. It sounds like mumbling at times. I was glad that most of the time I listened in the house instead of in the car.

The story is sad and a bit creepy. I believe those are positive words for describing The Twilight Zone. HA!

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- Tina "I'm a mom. I have drama in my life. I don't want books with the F-bomb, nor graphic violence. I read for fun and to bring my family together. I read for reducing stress levels. We have never had a television in our home and our children are now mid twenties to 19. We listen together and look for belly-wrenching laughter. So what is it like to live without a TV? Awesomely educational and inspirational. Each new book is a marvel."

Great sound, good story.

Written in the 50's but still an obvious base for the (terrible) movie "Real Steel". Story might actually do with a little cliché, but "Rocky" wasn't out in 1956...
Still, fantastic sound production, adequate acting and good story makes this a worthwhile listen.
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- Mike T.

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-25-2013
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.