Methuselah's Children

Paul Birchard reads Robert A Heinlein's sci-fi novel about a group of families who can live for several hundred years.

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A group of families are able to live for hundreds of years, thanks to the work of the Howard Foundation.

Read by Paul Birchard.

Robert A Heinlein's novel about a foundation working to prolong human life for centuries.

Robert A Heinlein's novel about a foundation working to prolong human life for hundreds of years.

Robert A Heinlein's sci-fi novel about a group of families who can live for many centuries

Family groups live for hundreds of years thanks to the Howard Foundation.

Paul Birchard reads Robert A Heinlein's sci-fi novel.

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The prospect of immortality sparks riots, so the Government begins mass arrests.

The prospect of immortality sparks riots, so the Government begins a programme of mass arrests.

Read by Paul Birchard.

The Government begins a programme of mass arrests.

Paul Birchard reads Robert A Heinlein's novel about prolonging human life.

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Lazarus Long leads the families on board the colony spaceship 'New Frontiers'.

Lazarus Long leads the families on board the colony spaceship 'New Frontiers' ready to blast off.

Read by Paul Birchard.

Lazarus Long leads the families into space.

Paul Birchard reads Robert A Heinlein's novel.

Paul Birchard reads Robert A Heinlein's novel about prolonging human life.

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100,000 family members settle into their prolonged lives on the New Frontiers.

100,000 family members settle into their prolonged lives aboard the colony ship New Frontiers.

Read by Paul Birchard.

Paul Birchard reads Robert A Heinlein's novel.

The 100,000 members of the families settle into life on the New Frontiers.

100,000 family members settle into their prolonged lives aboard the colony ship.

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After entering the alien temple, a colonist returns as a broken man.

Read by Paul Birchard.

A colonist enters the alien temple and returns a broken man.

Robert A Heinlein's novel read by Paul Birchard.

Paul Birchard reads Robert A Heinlein's novel.

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Heartbroken Lazarus Long's thoughts begin to turn to home on Earth.

Read by Paul Birchard.

Lazarus Long's thoughts begin to turn to home.

Paul Birchard concludes Robert A Heinlein's novel about prolonging human life.

By Robert A Heinlein.