Short Science Fiction Collection 058

Read by LibriVox Volunteers

(4.5 stars; 83 reviews)

Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought and plants seeds that have led to advances in science. The genre can spark an interest in the sciences and is cited as the impetus for the career choice of many scientists. It is a playing field to explore social perspectives, predictions of the future, and engage in adventures unbound into the richness of the human mind. - Summary by A. Gramour (7 hr 40 min)


Ask a Foolish Question 22:14 Read by Dan Gurzynski
Diplomatic Immunity 45:56 Read by Dale Grothmann
Operation Distress 28:44 Read by Dale Grothmann
The Dwindling Years 34:28 Read by Dale Grothmann
The God-Plllnk 10:17 Read by VfkaBT
Homesick 16:35 Read by Dale Grothmann
The Hour of Battle 14:25 Read by Dale Grothmann
The Masked World 10:06 Read by VfkaBT
X Marks the Pedwalk 12:58 Read by Dale Grothmann
The Planetoid of Peril 57:24 Read by Dale Grothmann
Project Hush 16:51 Read by Dan Gurzynski
Reluctant Genius 6:37 Read by Dale Grothmann
A Bad Day for Sales 16:58 Read by Dale Grothmann
Song in a Minor Key 6:39 Read by VfkaBT
The Stoker and the Stars 27:42 Read by Dale Grothmann
The Stuff 13:06 Read by Dale Grothmann
A Traveler in Time 31:57 Read by Dan Gurzynski
A Bad Day for Vermin 13:23 Read by Dale Grothmann
The Weirdest World 36:46 Read by Dale Grothmann
The Yillian Way 37:03 Read by Dale Grothmann


Nice collection, good readers

(5 stars)

I have enjoyed listening to this collection many times. Most are stories not on other short Sci fi books. "End of All" is my favorite story based in the late 1800's and the best and worst in human nature.

aliens and diplomats

(4 stars)

2/20 20 mins. Part of LibriVox Audiobook “Short SF Collection Vol. 058”. Well narrated by Dale Grothmann. Story Not bad.

Good selection

(5 stars)

enjoyed stories. Most were read very well. My favorite was A Bad for Vermin

A decent collection

(4 stars)

I’m always impressed by the generosity of time the volunteers give to these projects. Some good stories, amazing how some “stereotypes” haven’t changed over the years (bad day for vermin) etc

A Good Read

(5 stars)

A delightful collection of tails.

I eagerly await every new collection

(5 stars)

(2.5 stars)

The God Plllck narration was unbearably bad.