This World Is Taboo

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Murray Leinster

Narrated By: Mark F. Smith

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2011

Duration: 4 hours 2 minutes


Calhoun is an Interstellar Medical Serviceman, and he's needed on Dara. Trouble is: Dara is forbidden. Taboo. And breaking quarantine will make Calhoun a presumed plague-carrier and subject to being shot on sight by anyone from Weald. But hey! If he did the smart thing, we wouldn't have a story! But why are men from Dara shooting at him?
(Summary by Mark F. Smith)


  • WR K.

    Really cool story! Enjoyed the twists...

  • Daniel S O

    Good space adventure but it ends weakly as many of the stories from that period do. The hero doesn't get the girl in the end because that might not be proper and young men might not understand about girls. The book ignores the fact that those young men already do. Still... it's accurate for it's time.

  • Steven Birns

    A most enjoyable book. Fast paced and light hearted. One of the best I have heard in quite a while.

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