The Best of Cordwainer Smith

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Cordwainer Smith

Narrated By: Sean Runnette

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: November 2016

Duration: 15 hours 9 minutes


With an introduction by J. J. Pierce, this volume features the twelve most important stories by Cordwainer Smith, a unique writer who has fused wonder and poetry into imaginative tales that transcend both science and fiction.

Scanners Live in Vain
Adam Stone has found a way for men to cross deep space alive-a discovery that might kill him.

The Lady Who Sailed the Soul
Helen America voyages to the stars-and into a timeless legend of romance.

Alpha Ralpha Boulevard
They thought it was a road to a dream that lasts forever-but dreams are made to be broken.

The Ballad of Lost C'Mell
Never has there been a girl quite like C'mell. She's not even human-but she's all woman.

And eight more stunning stories by a man who dreamed the future

"[A] magnificently original and imaginative writer."-Kingsley Amis, author of Lucky Jim, praise for the author