Understand - SciFi Thriller by Ted Chiang - BBC Radio Audiobook - cheops
Treatment for a horrific accident has unexpected benefits in an UNABRIDGED sci-fi thriller by award-winning US writer, Ted Chiang.
Leon is a former coma victim, who has gone experimental medical treatment to repair the massive trauma his brain recieved after he was trapped under ice for more than an hour. He`s regained consciousness, found he has all of his faculties back and a whole lot more...
Read by Rashan Stone.
Originally published in Isaac Asimov`s Science Fiction Magazine, August 1991.
Four episodes of approximately 30 minutes each - episode summaries witheld to avoid spoiling the plot.
About the Author:
Ted Chiang was born in Port Jefferson, New York. He graduated from Brown University in Providence Rhode Island with a degree in Computer Science. The same year, he attended Clarion. He moved to Seattle to work as a technical writer in the computer industry. With his first 8 stories, he has won the Campbell New Writer Award in 1992, a Nebula Award for "Tower of Babylon" (1990), a second Nebula and the Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award for "Story of Your Life" (1998), a Sidewise Award for "Seventy-Two Letters" (2000), and the Locus Award for "Hell Is the Absence of God" (2001). He lives in Bellevue, Washington.
First broadcast in 2004 on BBC7.
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