Reading at the Speed of Sound Podcast, Episode 3: Audiobook Review of Dexter Palmer’s The Dream of Perpetual Motion

Harold Winslow finds himself floating high above the city of Xeroville in a magnificent zeppelin with only the disembodied voice of his childhood sweetheart and the frozen corpse of her father to keep him company. Of course, there’s also the crew of mechanical men who work tirelessly to keep the machine flying forever, but they’re not much company. In a situation like this, Harold has plenty of time to reflect on the circumstances which brought him to this point. Narrator William Dufris skillfully tells Harold’s tale, giving each character a voice that feels right for this machine-age world and its increasingly unbalanced inhabitants.


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