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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (243 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Rudy Rucker Narrator: Scott Grunden Publisher: Blackstone Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Madcap inventor Harry Gerber is hopeless when it comes to surviving in the real world. So he uses his genius to twist the laws of science and create his own tailor-made universe. Assisted by his straight-men co-conspirators, Joe Fletcher and the comely Sondra Tupperware, and powered by gluons—the stuff that holds our very atoms together—Gerber creates a blunzer, enabling him to change the very nature of reality.

From a mirror-image world where sluglike parasites make slaves of humanity, to trees and bushes that grow fries and pork chops, to a rain of fish, Master of Space and Time takes listeners on the ultimate joyride. But once the gluons at the core of Harry's creation run out, disaster looms for Harry and his friends.

High physics and high jinks combine for a wild voyage that blurs the line between science and magic.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Like Lewis Carroll, Rudy Rucker is a mathematician who not only enjoys paradoxes but can propagate that enjoyment as pure lunatic humor…Pure frivolity aside, Rucker is genuinely curious about space and time.”

    Washington Post

  • “Entertaining…moving and taut.”

    Los Angeles Times

  • “A high-speed, lunatic whirl through a variety of unlikely worlds.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “The whole caper is fun, unpredictable and fast moving…narrator Scott Grunden has some of the funniest lines ever read in an audiobook.”


Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Bill Childers | 12/10/2013

    " Silly fun from an old-school scifi writer. Lots of nonsense in it, but it's a good book to chill out to. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Craig Maher | 6/23/2013

    " Fantastic, funny, crazy story about getting wishes by injecting quarks into your brain. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Patrick Rodriguez | 6/11/2013

    " Everyone is just a person trying to be happy. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Matt | 5/16/2013

    " A fun little book from Rudy Rucker. Shades of PKD. "

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About the Author
Author Rudy Rucker

Rudy Rucker is a two-time winner of the Philip K. Dick Award and a professor of computer science at San Jose State University. He is the author of many books, including the nonfiction classic Infinity and the Mind and the novels White Light and The Hacker and the Ants.

About the Narrator

Scott Grunden is a professional voice over talent who has experience in audiobooks, radio, video games, and television.