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Audiobooks by H. G. Wells

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The Time Machine Audiobook

The Time Machine

Author: Chris Sasaki, H. G. Wells Narrator: Rebecca K. Reynolds Release Date: September 2020

Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are unabridged and have been rewritten for younger audiences. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve. H. G. Wells's sobering, thought-provoking novel is one of the greatest works of science fiction ever created-and as powerful today as when it was written. After inventing a machine that moves through time, the Traveler leaves Victorian London and goes far, far into the future. At first, the world he discovers seems peaceful and prosperous. But as he looks below the surface he realizes that things are not exactly as they first appeared.

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The Dream Audiobook

The Dream

Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini Release Date: September 2020

Written in 1924, The Dream tells the story of a man from a Utopian future who dreams the entire life of an Englishman from birth to his untimely death. Weaving the lives of Sarnac, a biologist from the year 4,000 A.D., and Harry, a man whose life was ended too soon, Wells creates a mystical connection between two very different time periods. This classic science-fiction novel with a splash of romance has captivated audiences for generations.

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Outline of History, The: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind (Unabridged) Audiobook

Outline of History, The: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind (Unabridged)

Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: Brian Morris Release Date: August 2020

A book on history by HG Wells; 'The Outline of History' covers various aspects of history as a discipline; including history as a quest for a common purpose; recurrent conquest of civilisation by nomads; development of free intelligence; rejection of racial or cultural superiority; criticism of potential world unifiers; and neglected or omitted aspects of world history.

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War of the Worlds Audiobook

War of the Worlds

Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: Gerry O'brien Release Date: August 2020

This classic, early 19th century science fiction masterpiece serves as both a wonderful period presentation of the time as well as a cautionary tale. Called by many a 'chilling novel account of a Martian invasion of London in the nineteenth century – a science fiction classic for all time.' It was made famous by Orson Welles Mercury Theatre mid 20th Century adaptation that literally had thousands of people running for their lives at the time in the Northeast U.S.

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Short Stories - Volume Two Audiobook

Short Stories - Volume Two

Raconteurs Audio and Spoken Realms team up once again to bring this second collection of short stories by H. G. Wells to audio. Written between 1894 and 1902, this anthology of thirteen stories delves into botany, flying machines, travel, distant lands and customs, virology, magic, taxidermy, journalism—and there’s even a ghost story. The collection contains: “The Dream of Armageddon” – read by Greg Wagland“The Sea Raiders” – read by Nigel Patterson“In the Avu Observatory” – read by Malk Williams“The Plattner Story” – read by Liam Gerrard“The Stolen Bacillus” – read by Tim Bruce“Aepyornis Island” – read by James Gillies“The Purple Pileus” – read by Helen Lloyd“The Flowering of a Strange Orchid” – read by Greg Wagland“The Moth” – read by Nigel Patterson“The Crystal Egg” – read by Malk Williams“The Triumphs of a Taxidermist” – read by Liam Gerrard“The Obliterated Man” – read by Tim Bruce“The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost” – read by James Gillies Warning: “Aepyornis Island” includes words which, though in common usage at the time it was written, may now cause offence.

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The Invisible Man Audiobook

The Invisible Man

Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: Robert Glenister Release Date: July 2020

Brought to you by Penguin. This Penguin Classic is performed by Robert Glenister who is best known, amongst other roles, as 'Three Socks' Morgan in the BBC series Hustle. He is also known for his roles in Spooks and Law and Order. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Christopher Priest, author of The Prestige. Depicting one man's transformation and descent into brutality, H.G. Wells's The Invisible Man is a riveting exploration of science's power to corrupt. This Penguin Classics edition is edited by Patrick Parrinder. With his face swaddled in bandages, his eyes hidden behind dark glasses and his hands covered even indoors, Griffin - the new guest at The Coach and Horses - Is at first assumed to be a shy accident-victim. But the true reason for his disguise is far more chilling: he has developed a process that has made him invisible, and is locked in a struggle to discover the antidote. Forced from the village and driven to murder, he seeks the aid of his old friend Kemp. The horror of his fate has affected his mind, however - and when Kemp refuses to help, Griffin resolves to wreak his revenge. (P) Penguin Audio 2020

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Tales of Space and Time Audiobook

Tales of Space and Time

Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: Jony Vair Release Date: July 2020

A collection of three short stories and two novellas written between 1897 and 1898. All the stories had first been published in various monthly periodicals and this was the first volume to collect these stories. Contains: - 'The Crystal Egg', - 'The Star', - 'A Story of the Stone Age', - 'A Story of the Days To Come', - 'The Man Who Could Work Miracles'.

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La máquina del tiempo Audiobook

La máquina del tiempo

Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: Varios Narradores Release Date: June 2020

- Este audiolibro está narrado en Español neutral. ¿Hacia dónde irá la humanidad, miles de años en el futuro? ¿Evolucionaremos a seres avanzados, de inteligencia y sociedades superiores? ¿Volveremos a la edad de piedra, perdiendo el conocimiento de nuestros errores acumulados durante los años? Un científico victoriano buscará la respuesta a esta incógnita con su increíble máquina. La Máquina del Tiempo es una de las primeras novelas en popularizar el concepto del viaje temporal, y ha sido adaptada a varias películas y series del mismo nombre, entre ellas el éxito de taquilla de 2002, protagonizada por Guy Pierce. Acompaña al viajero del tiempo en su increíble odisea por la cuarta dimensión, a ver las maravillas del futuro.

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The Time Machine Audiobook

The Time Machine

Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: Mike Jhonson Release Date: June 2020

One of the most renowned works of science fiction, The Time Machine reflects on the adventures of The Time Traveller-a man who constructs a machine which allows him to explore what the future has to offer. As he travels to as far as 802,701 AD, The Time Traveller encounters a world dominated by two types of creatures- beautiful and fragile Eloi and repulsive and brutal Morlocks. His journey then turns quickly from a series of observations into a dangerous quest to return back home, as he realizes that Morlocks have stolen his machine. A dystopian novel that fascinates the readers from the very beginning, The Time Machine both reflects Wells’s sceptical outlook on the future of the Late Victorian England and makes the reader meditate on the future of our civilization.

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Short Stories - Volume One Audiobook

Short Stories - Volume One

Herbert George Wells was one of the most prolific and visionary British writers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. H. G. Wells, as he is universally known, is now best remembered for his science fiction novels, although he wrote across many genres, including nonfiction. His fiction embraces history, science fiction, horror, satire, fantasy, and social commentary. Wells was also a futurist, foreseeing air travel, tanks (as in “The Land Ironclads”—part of this anthology) space travel, nuclear weapons, and even satellite television. Amongst his writings are dozens of short stories; some are very well known, others less so. When planning this collection, Raconteurs sought stories that we enjoyed ourselves and which embody the range of H. G. Wells’s imagination and talent. This collection of thirteen short stories includes gothic horror, fantasy, ghost stories, science fiction, satire, and stories of domestic and social commentary. It is a collection that we hope will intrigue and entertain you—and leave you wanting to hear more. H. G. Wells’s Short Stories - Volume One is produced by Raconteurs in partnership with Spoken Realms and includes: “The Magic Shop” – read by James Gillies“The Remarkable Case of Davidson’s Eyes” – read by Nigel Patterson“The Door in the Wall” – read by Greg Wagland“The Man Who Could Work Miracles” – read by Malk Williams“The Story of the Late Mr Elvesham” – read by Tim Bruce“The Diamond Maker” – read by Liam Gerrard“Miss Winchelsea’s Heart” – read by Helen Lloyd“A Moonlight Fable” – read by James Gillies“The Red Room” – read by Nigel Patterson“The Star” – read by Greg Wagland“The Land Ironclads” – read by Malk Williams“The Jilting of Jane” – read by Tim Bruce“The Cone” – read by Liam Gerrard

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The Invisible Man Audiobook

The Invisible Man

Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: Geoffrey Giuliano, The Icon Players Release Date: April 2020

The gripping and entertaining tale of terror and suspense as well as a potent Faustian allegory of hubris and science run amok, The Invisible Man endures as one of the signature stories in the literature of science fiction. A brilliant scientist uncovers the secret to invisibility, but his grandiose dreams and the power he unleashes cause him to spiral into intrigue, madness, and murder. The inspiration for countless imitations and film adaptations, The Invisible Man is as remarkable and relevant today as it was a hundred years ago. Produced by Devin Lawrence in Vrndavana Mixed and assembled by Macc Kay in Bangkok Musical consultant Alex Franchi in Milan Production executive Avalon Giuliano in London iCON Intern Eden Giuliano in Delhi Music By AudioNautix With Their Kind Permission ©2020 Icon Audio Arts (P) 2020 Icon Audio Arts LLC

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Time Machine, The - H. G. Wells Audiobook

Time Machine, The - H. G. Wells

Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: Omc Release Date: April 2020

The Time Machine is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 and written as a frame narrative. The work is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel by using a vehicle or device to travel purposely and selectively forward or backward through time. The term 'time machine', coined by Wells, is now almost universally used to refer to such a vehicle or device. The Time Machine has been adapted into three feature films of the same name, as well as two television versions and many comic book adaptations. It has also indirectly inspired many more works of fiction in many media productions.

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