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The Man in the High Castle (by Philip K. Dick) (UNABRIDGED AUDIOBOOK) : Blackstone Audio Apps : Folium Edition

The Man in the High Castle (by Philip K. Dick) (UNABRIDGED AUDIOBOOK) : Blackstone Audio Apps : Folium Edition
  • #: 113969
  • Price: $9.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2010-10-15
  • Current Version: 1.5
  • 1.5 (iOS 4.0 Tested)
  • Size: 215.00 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Blackstone Audio, Inc
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.2 or later
  • Copyright ©2009-2010 Blackstone Audio. Portions copyright ©2009-2010 by Folium Partners.
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Description

THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE by Philip K. Dick (unabridged) is presented by Blackstone Audio and comes with what is perhaps the best audiobook app available (see FEATURES, below).

Winner of the Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1963!

This harrowing, Hugo Award-winning novel is the work that established Philip K. Dick as an innovator in science fiction while breaking the barrier between science fiction and the serious novel of ideas.

Self-contained, this audiobook app is perfect for your commute, on a trip, or while relaxing. Based on a library-quality recording, this app was built especially for your iPhone and iPod Touch. No unreadable text, no endless scrolling on a tiny screen. The audio is of higher-than-normal quality, making for a great listening experience that will not tire your ears or grate on your nerves.

NOTICE: This app includes the exact same 5-star recording offered elsewhere at much higher prices. It was professionally recorded by Blackstone Audio’s Earphones® Award-winning narrator, Tom Weiner. You are not buying yet another amateur or volunteer narration. No clicks, background noises, throat clearing, mispronunciations, tinny voices or monotones will be found here.

“Weiner delivers a classic performance that captures the Orwellian atmosphere that abounds in this tale….One of the best and most complex readings this year!”—AudioFile

• EXPERIENCE. About 8.5 hours of narration. Created as a Folium enhancedAudio™ edition, this book includes extra functions and features not found on lesser players.

• PLAYER CONTROLS. Includes listen (play), pause, multi-speed fast forward/reverse, jump ahead/back, chapter skip, volume control, one-touch chapter- and bookmark browser. There is also a “scrub” bar that finds any point inside the chapter with just a tap.

• SLEEP TIMER. Have you ever fallen asleep watching TV or listening to a book? If so, you'll love this feature. Once set, the book will stop, place a bookmark, and allow you to jump back to where you probably began dozing.

• CLEAR & ELEGANT DESIGN. Simple, clean, intuitive, and smarter than average.

• CHAPTER TIMINGS. Always know how much time it will take to finish a chapter. Plus, the progress bar at the top of the screen shows how far into the book you’ve come.

• OFFLINE LISTENING. You are airplane-ready! Once downloaded, listen uninterrupted without threat from a lost network connection. Downloads are usually just 5-10 minutes, but depend upon your network speed.

• AUTO-BOOKMARKING. The player remembers where you stopped listening and returns to that exact spot when you open the book again.

• TELL-A-FRIEND. An easy way to recommend the book to your friends or Twitter feed.

• FEEDBACK. Share your ideas for books, functions, and features. We are very responsive to our listeners and appreciate all feedback and ideas.

RATING: Suitable for teens and adults who enjoy speculative fiction.

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It’s America in 1962. Slavery is legal once again. The few Jews who still survive hide under assumed names. In San Francisco, the I Ching is as common as the Yellow Pages. It’s all because some twenty years earlier the United States lost a war and is now occupied jointly by Nazi Germany and Japan.

This Hugo Award-winning novel is the work that first established Philip K. Dick as an innovator in science fiction, bridging the barrier between genre fiction and the serious novel of ideas.

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