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Julian Comstock

A Story of 22nd-Century America

Robert Charles Wilson; Read by Scott Brick

Macmillan Audio

In the reign of President Deklan Comstock, a reborn United States is struggling back to prosperity. Over a century after the Efflorescence of Oil, after the Fall of the Cities, after the False Tribulation, after the days of the Pious Presidents, the sixty stars and thirteen stripes wave from the plains of Athabaska to the national capital in New York. In Colorado Springs, the Dominion sees to the nation's spiritual needs. In Labrador, the Army wages war on the Dutch. America, unified, is rising once again.

Then out of Labrador come tales of the war hero “Captain Commongold.” The masses follow his adventures in the popular press. The Army adores him. The President is...troubled. Especially when the dashing Captain turns out to be his nephew Julian, son of the President’s late brother Bryce--a popular general who challenged the President’s power, and paid the ultimate price.

As Julian ascends to the pinnacle of power, his admiration for the works of the Secular Ancients sets him at fatal odds with the Dominion. Treachery and intrigue will dog him as he closes in on the accomplishment of his lifelong ambition: to make a film about the life of Charles Darwin.

 

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    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Robert Charles Wilson's science fiction novel Julian Comstock, an exuberant adventure in a post-climate-change America, from the Hugo-winning author of Spin. In the reign of President Deklan Comstock, a reborn United States is struggling back to prosperity. Over a century after the Efflorescence of Oil, after the Fall of the Cities, after the False Tribulation, after the days of the Pious Presidents, the sixty stars and thirteen stripes wave from the plains of Athabaska

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  • Robert Charles Wilson; Read by Scott Brick

  • ROBERT CHARLES WILSON was born in California and lives in Toronto. His novel Spin won the Hugo Award in 2006. He won the Philip K. Dick Award for his debut novel A Hidden Place; Canada’s Aurora Award for Darwinia; and the John W. Campbell Award for The Chronoliths.

     

    Scott Brick has performed on film, television and radio. In addition to his acting work, Scott choreographs fight sequences, and was a combatant in films including Romeo and Juliet, The Fantasticks and Robin Hood: Men in Tights. Scott first began narrating audiobooks in 2000, and after recording almost 400 titles in five years, AudioFile magazine named Scott a Golden Voice and “one of the fastest-rising stars in the audiobook galaxy.” He has also won over 40 AudioFile Earphones Awards. In 2007, Scott was named Publishers Weekly’s Narrator of the Year.

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    Julian Comstock

    A Story of 22nd-Century America

    Robert Charles Wilson; Read by Scott Brick

    Hugo Award - Nominee, John W. Campbell Memorial Award - Second Place, Locus Awards - Nominee
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