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To Be Taught, If Fortunate

A Novella
Auteur(s): Becky Chambers
Narrateur(s): Patricia Rodriguez
Durée: 4 h et 47 min
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Description

In her new novella, Sunday Times best-selling author Becky Chambers imagines a future in which, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of the solar system instead transform themselves. 

Adriane is one such explorer. As an astronaut on an extrasolar research vessel, she and her fellow crewmates sleep between worlds and wake up each time with different features. Her experience is one of fluid body and stable mind and of a unique perspective on the passage of time. Back on Earth, society changes dramatically from decade to decade, as it always does.

Ariadne may awaken to find that support for space exploration back home has waned, or that her country of birth no longer exists, or that a cult has arisen around their cosmic findings, only to dissolve once more by the next waking. But the moods of Earth have little bearing on their mission: to explore, to study, and to send their learnings home.    

Carrying all the trademarks of her other beloved works, including brilliant writing, fantastic world-building and exceptional, diverse characters, Becky's first audiobook outside of the Wayfarers series is sure to capture the imagination of listeners all over the world. 

©2019 Becky Chambers (P)2019 Hodder & Stoughton Limited

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An author to watch for

Short and sweet (and deeply uncomfortable in places) this is just 5ish hours of Becky Chambers knocking it out of the park. Again.

Becky Chambers + Patricia Rodriguez is a combo at the top of the sci fi world for me. Definitely recommend, even if it is a bit short.

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  • Marianne
  • 2019-10-30

Just great

If you love sci fi and science you are in for a treat ! Gréât story

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  • Bianka Karshikoff
  • 2020-01-24

This is a review by a scientists.....

....so I might be biased, but this is such an unusual and absolutely lovely book. I’ve never read anything like it and I loved every minute of it. Becky Chambers is just brilliant.