The Children of Men

CD - unabridged
Audio (9 discs)
Product Number: C3085
Released: Dec 07, 2004
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419323430
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It is 2025, and the human race faces imminent extinction. Since 1994, not a single child has been born on earth. Now, a pervasive lethargy blankets the world. Anarchy reigns in the prisons; immigrants are enslaved; renegades terrorize the land. P.D. James, the "Queen of Crime," takes a new path in this futuristic thriller, bringing to it her customary flair for drama, craftsmanship, and intriguing characters.

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Author(s): P.D. James
Narrator(s): Penelope Dellaporta
Product Number Z100026951
Released: Jun 16, 2009
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Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781415961629
Author(s): P.D. James
Product Number EB00171428
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780307773449

Professional reviews

"This novel, in the category of apocalyptic fiction, is the story of humankind when all men become sterile and life is ending. Franklyn-Robbins does a partially voiced rendition of the male characters; his women's voices are not at all differentiated. The main voice does not mesh with the portrait of the main character, Theodore Faron, and narrator of the story. The characterizations are hard to tell apart, making the novel difficult to understand. An occasional lapse of voice between characters is not up to Recorded Books' usual standards. It's hard to tell whether the narrator spoiled the book or the book is just not right for the narrator's voice. E.F. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine"

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