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The Long Earth - A Novel

Terry Pratchett

The possibilities are endless. (Just be careful what you wish for. . . .) 1916: The Western Front. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong and the wind in the leaves. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of no-man's-land gone? For that matter, where has Percy gone? 2015: Madison, Wisconsin. Police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive-some say mad, others allege dangerous-scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson find a curious gadget: a box containing some rudimentary wiring, a three-way switch, and . . . a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humankind views the world forever. The first novel in an exciting new collaboration between Discworld creator Terry Pratchett and the acclaimed SF writer Stephen Baxter, The Long Earth transports readers to the ends of the earth-and far beyond. All it takes is a single step. . . .

The possibilities are endless. (Just be careful what you wish for. . . .) 1916: The Western Front. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong and the wind in the leaves. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of no-man's-land gone? For that matter, where has Percy gone? 2015: Madison, Wisconsin. Police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive-some say mad, others allege dangerous-scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson find a curious gadget: a box containing some rudimentary wiring, a three-way switch, and . . . a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humankind views the world forever. The first novel in an exciting new collaboration between Discworld creator Terry Pratchett and the acclaimed SF writer Stephen Baxter, The Long Earth transports readers to the ends of the earth-and far beyond. All it takes is a single step. . . .
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

The possibilities are endless. (Just be careful what you wish for. . . .) 1916: The Western Front. Private Percy Blakeney wakes up. He is lying on fresh spring grass. He can hear birdsong and the wind in the leaves. Where have the mud, blood, and blasted landscape of no-man's-land gone? For that matter, where has Percy gone? 2015: Madison, Wisconsin. Police officer Monica Jansson is exploring the burned-out home of a reclusive-some say mad, others allege dangerous-scientist who seems to have vanished. Sifting through the wreckage, Jansson find a curious gadget: a box containing some rudimentary wiring, a three-way switch, and . . . a potato. It is the prototype of an invention that will change the way humankind views the world forever. The first novel in an exciting new collaboration between Discworld creator Terry Pratchett and the acclaimed SF writer Stephen Baxter, The Long Earth transports readers to the ends of the earth-and far beyond. All it takes is a single step. . . .

Language:

English

Narrators:

Stephen Baxter, Michael Fenton Stevens

Length:

11h 32m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

10:11


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

16:10


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:47


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

23:04


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

02:38


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:54


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

10:36


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

18:04


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:35


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

24:43


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

21:22


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:09


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

09:36


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:17


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:28


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:02


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

15:56


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

23:14


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

19:08


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

14:52


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

19:08


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

17:45


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

10:13


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

15:50


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

10:14


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:56


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

17:04


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:56


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

22:32


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:38


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

15:34


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

36:21


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

10:39


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:58


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:07


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

14:19


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

17:10


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

26:22


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

17:48


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

13:28


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

12:37


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

12:02


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

08:50


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

14:17


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:01


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

00:43


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

27:18


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

16:35


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:06


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

16:49


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

03:46