• Tandis que l'humanité s'apprête à entrer dans le troisième millénaire, la surpopulation est devenue telle que les res¬sources naturelles ne suffisent plus à couvrir ses besoins. La nourriture et l'eau sont rationnées, il n'y a plus de pétrole, plus guère d'animaux. Trente-cinq millions de New-Yorkais, pour la plupart sans emploi ni logement, se battent pour survivre.
    Andy Rush a un travail, lui. Tous les jours, avec les autres policiers de sa brigade, il part disperser les émeutes de la faim qui se produisent lors de chaque nouvelle distribution de nourriture de synthèse. Alors, qu'importe si un nabab aux activités louches s'est fait descendre ? S'il parvenait à attraper le meurtrier, Andy le remercierait presque pour services rendus...
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  • Jason dinAlt is a professional gambler who travels between different worlds in the universe. Right now, he is gambling on the planet Cassylia. One day, he meets the ambassador of Pyrrus - the most hostile world in the universe. Kerk, the ambassador, offers dinAlt money to run a stake up for him. After Jason finally wins the needed amount, he tries to escape with the money, but gets captured.

    Why did Kerk offer money to dinAlt and not to someone else? What are his real intentions? Who is the gambler going to play with and how much will he win? Who will capture him and for what reason?

    Find all the answers in Harry Harrison's "Deathworld" from 1960.

    B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.

    Harry Max Harrison (1925 - 2012) was an American science fiction writer. He is best known for The Stainless-Steel Rat, a character he created. However, Harrison began his career as an illustrator and editor, working together with Wally Wood. Harry's first short story named "Rock Diver" was published in 1951. Some of his popular titles are "Make Room! Make Room!", "Soylent Gree" and "Bill the Galactic Hero".