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Author: Jack Williamson Narrator: Harlan Ellison Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: January 2006 ISBN: 9781481581387
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A dark mystery has been buried beneath the sands of the Sahara for eons. In a basement in New Mexico, four poker buddies find reason to believe that a startling secret is out there, and these four amateur adventurers are about to uncover it.

Curiosity propels mild-mannered professor Will and his three friends to the Sahara to excavate a site where radar has detected trilithic stones hidden beneath the sand. There they stumble upon an ancient artifact that will change their lives—and the world—forever: a gateway between planets, linking Earth to distant worlds where they will discover wonders and terrors beyond imagining. Now each traveler must play a crucial role in unraveling an ancient mystery, the solution to which may reveal the true origins of the human race—if they can survive the journey back to Earth.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “Williamson’s artificial creatures are brilliant as always…Lush descriptions and a refreshingly brisk pace buoy the novel.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Williamson’s combination of SF technological inventiveness and heroic quest is surprisingly successful, offering a neat origin story for humanity, to boot.”

    Booklist

  • “Harlan Ellison’s narration is spectacular…He’s energized and seems to be convincingly living the parts he’s portraying to a greater degree than can be said of most voice actors.”

    SFFAudio.com

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  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Arianna | 3/9/2012

    " Basically stargate sg1, which I love. However the book does not seem well written. There isn't much character development. But worth the read anyway :-) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 M. | 1/10/2012

    " I really enjoyed this story. Had to stay up late to see what happened. I'm glad my current research turned up this title. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Patricia | 5/1/2011

    " Great concept, but a little disappointing. I don't know if the author plans a sequel, but I know I would appreciate one. The last fourth of the book felt like the author ran out of ideas and just ended it as quickly as possible. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Maria | 4/23/2011

    " A great book for fans of Jules Vern. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cheri | 2/24/2011

    " Enjoyed it. Thought it was an intelligent read and used fact and fiction in a industry of craft. Made you think is that possible. Held my attention through out. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Denis | 12/25/2010

    " The was Jack Williamson's final novel, written while well into his nineties. I found to be it a fine and solid fast paces sense of wonder adventure story, written in the style of the classic pioneer SF writer that Jack Williamson was. The audiobook version was competently read by Harlen Ellison. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Mary | 9/8/2010

    " I really enjoyed this story. Had to stay up late to see what happened. I'm glad my current research turned up this title. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Patricia | 5/9/2009

    " Great concept, but a little disappointing. I don't know if the author plans a sequel, but I know I would appreciate one. The last fourth of the book felt like the author ran out of ideas and just ended it as quickly as possible. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Cheri | 3/14/2009

    " Enjoyed it. Thought it was an intelligent read and used fact and fiction in a industry of craft. Made you think is that possible. Held my attention through out. "

About the Author

Jack Williamson (1908–2006) published his first short story in 1928 and produced entertaining, thought-provoking science fiction from then on. The second person named Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America, he was always in the forefront of the field, being the first to write fiction about genetic engineering (he invented the term), antimatter, and other cutting-edge science. A Renaissance man, he was a master of fantasy and horror as well as science fiction.

About the Narrator

Harlan Ellison (1934–2018) wrote and edited more than 120 books and more than 1,700 stories, essays, and articles, as well as dozens of screenplays and teleplays. He won the Hugo award nine times, the Nebula award three times, the Bram Stoker award six times (including the Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996), the Edgar Allan Poe Award of the Mystery Writers of America twice, the Georges Méliès Fantasy Film Award twice, and was awarded the Silver Pen for Journalism by PEN, the international writer’s union. He was named a Grand Master by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2006.