The science fiction classic that coined the term "time machine" and is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel. A must listen for any fan of science fiction!
Public Domain (P)2012 Trout Lake Media
In short, I liked the book. A bunch of interesting concepts of life in the future, however, the old fashioned story was rather tiresome. If ya could get past the fact that this story was based in the late 1800s, it is cool little distraction.
Though the book was really great, I love H G. Wells, the reader of it doesn't really capture what I would think should be for the book. Not very expressive and seemed to be slow to read, like he was disinterested.
I really enjoyed listening to this on a long drive recently. It is fairly short, so I wasable to listen to the whole book driving from nc to va. This book works really well as an audio book because the book is a character telling a story, so you don't have to worry about character voices throwing you off.
Short and fun, this is a must read for SciFi enthusiasts as it introduced the idea of mechanized time travel (where would scifi be now without hg wells!). You have to read and appreciate this book in the context of its time, otherwise it may come off as dull and weird. I think listening to it helped me stay interested. This book explores concepts of class structure and de-evolution.
Classic sci-fi at its best. Brings the imagination to life. The narrator was very deep-voiced at times, so much so, that I was forced to reduce the bass tones on whichever speakers I was listening through. A fun listen, all-in-all.
This was my first H. G. I Wells' book and first audio book outside of nonfiction. I was pleasantly suprised with the experience. I found the story to be entertaining and thought provoking, although it could have been longer and I wouldn't have minded.
Truly imaginative. Interesting how it set the stage for time travel science fiction. Somewhat disappointed with its slow pace and inconclusive ending. Still, a must read. Loved however Alan Munro's voice as I initially did with his performance of Around the World in 80 Days.
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