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Extended Audio Sample The Poison Belt (Unabridged), by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (600 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Narrator: Paul Hecht Publisher: Recorded Books Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Professor George Edward Challenger summons 3 friends to his home with a strange request: bring your own oxygen. The even stranger reason: Challenger has discovered the Earth is about to pass through a poisonous belt of ether, and all living things are destined to die unless they can protect themselves. Can the 4 men's small supply of oxygen last until the Earth clears the poison belt? Download and start listening now!

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Laura | 2/18/2014

    " I'm not sure I caught the point of this book - the ending made Prof. Challenger's experiment absolutely unnecessary. That's all I'm saying or else I'd have spoilers. :) "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Weathervane | 2/11/2014

    " This isn't so bad, but it isn't another Lost World, and it does stretch my credulity at times. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Jess | 1/31/2014

    " Despite the low rating I gave, I really enjoy reading books like this. Doyle loves characters like Holmes and Challenger, incredibly smart and insightful and always eccentric, and I gravitate to them. I like the ethereal premise of the disaster, but would have liked more explication and exploration during the 28 hours they were alone in the world. I mean, imagine the opportunity of being one of just a handful of humans in the entire country, if not the world! So much potential here, just not fully fleshed out. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Kyle | 12/5/2013

    " A very interesting book about the end of the world. Very reflective and somber. Not the catastrophic end, not violent, but an end, in which the characters are forced to be very intropective. Enjoyed very much "

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