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The Wandering Earth: Booktrack Edition adds an immersive musical soundtrack to your audiobook listening experience!

Now a number one blockbusting film.

The Sun is dying. Earth will perish too, consumed by the star in its final death throes. But rather than abandon their planet, humanity builds 12,000 mountainous fusion engines to propel the Earth out of orbit and onto a centuries-long voyage to Proxima Centaurai....

Cixin Liu is one of the most important voices in world Science Fiction. 

A bestseller in China, his novel, The Three-Body Problem, was the first translated work of SF ever to win the Hugo Award. Here is the first collection of his short fiction: ten stories, including five Chinese Galaxy Award-winners. This collection's title story, The Wandering Earth, is the biggest SF movie ever to come out of China – taking the world's number one box office ranking in February 2019. Liu's writing takes the reader to the edge of the universe and the end of time, to meet stranger fates than we could have ever imagined. With a melancholic and keen understanding of human nature, Liu's stories show humanity's attempts to reason, navigate and, above all, survive in a desolate cosmos.

Booktrack is an immersive format that pairs traditional audiobook narration to complementary music. The tempo and rhythm of the score are in perfect harmony with the action and characters throughout the audiobook. Gently playing in the background, the music never overpowers or distracts from the narration, so listeners can enjoy every minute. When you purchase this Booktrack edition, you receive the exact narration as the traditional audiobook available, with the addition of music throughout.

©2019 Cixin Liu (P)2019 Head of Zeus

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Stories get better, distracting SFX

After reading the Three Body Problem and others I was expecting a great story (The Wandering Earth), but the background sound effects were both distracting and unnecessary. Then, it got all very confusing when the second story started - I didn’t realise this was a collection of short stories. There were a few that were okay - but they do improve towards the end. I was regretting the purchase after the first 30mins, but ultimately concluded that it was pretty good by the time it had finished. If a “second edition” of this audiobook is due out, sack the producer/sound effects company and give me a shout ;-)

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