Sum: Tales from the Afterlives

  • von David Eagleman
  • Sprecher: Gillian Anderson, Emily Blunt, Nick Cave, Jarvis Cocker, David Eagleman, Noel Fielding, Stephen Fry
  • 2 Std. 42 Min.
  • ungekürztes Hörbuch


In this astounding book, David Eagleman entertains 40 fictional possibilities of life beyond death. With wit and humanity he asks the key questions about existence, hope, technology and love.
These stories are full of big ideas and bold imagination.This audiobook assembles a stellar cast of readers who bring the scenarios of SUM brilliantly alive: Gillian Anderson, Emily Blunt, Nick Cave, Jarvis Cocker, Jack Davenport, Lisa Dwan, David Eagleman, Noel Fielding, Kerry Fox, Stephen Fry, Clarke Peters, Lemn Sissay and Harriet Walter.



"You will not read a more dazzling book this year." (Stephen Fry)
"SUM has the unaccountable, jaw-dropping quality of genius." ( Observer)
"This delightful, thought-provoking little collection...will haunt the reader long after the last page has been turned." (Alexander McCall Smith)
"Elegant, surreal and philosophically questioning, each story from neuroscientist Eagleman offers an inventive, thought-provoking blend of science and romance." ( Metro)
"SUM is terrific . . .The inventiveness, the clarity and wit of the prose and the calm air of moral understanding that pervades this book add up to something completely original." (Philip Pullman)
"Read SUM and be amazed." ( Time)
"Witty, bright, sharp, and unexpected - as surprising a book as I've read for years. Every story is a new Heaven." (Brian Eno)


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What amazing perspectives!

Ms. Anderson comes last. A table of chapters would have been nice, so as to be able to relisten the stories.
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- C. Kirchhof

Weitere Infos zum Titel

  • Erscheinungsdatum: 31.03.2010
  • Verlag: Canongate Books Ltd