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As a child, I loved the audio-book cassette with Leonard Nimoy reading an abridged version of The Martian Chronicles.

After looking for decades, it seems this recording has been abandoned and lost. It's really a shame you cannot purchase this digitally.

If anyone can get a copy of this, I would greatly appreciate it. I can be contacted at: teknohe@gmail.com
 
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Apparently not available on CD or for download, but very much available on tape and LP via ebay: click here!

ALternatively, you can turn to our friend Zombie Astronaut, who has blogged exactly what you are looking for here.


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This made my day! I've been looking for this ever since my copy of the tape dissapeared in a move.

If this was re-released on CD in a remastered format, I would certainly purchase it a second time.

Thank-you very much for the links, I'll be making sure I don't misplace this again.
 
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My girlfriend just found for me an old but in prime condition set of tapes, abridged versions of Martian Chronicles and Illusrated Man read by Ray himself. I only wish they weren't abridged, but still very cool to hear Ray reading it, hearing his pronunciations of Martian names, emphasis and phrasing, and of course his enthusiasm. Very cool.
 
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groon, there is an UNabridged reading of Martian Chronicles read by Ray himself, in which he also gives little between-chapters explanations of where some of his ideas come from. And the Illustrated Man tape you have is almost certainly the one that is abridged from a longer tape set called "The Fantastic Tales of Ray Bradbury", which again includes reminiscences and explanations.


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