H. G. Wells
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H. G. Wells

The son of a professional cricketer and a lady's maid, H. G. Wells (1866-1946) served apprenticeships as a draper and a chemist's assistant before winning a scholarship to the prestigious Normal School of Science in London. While he is best remembered for his groundbreaking science fiction novels, including The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man, and The Island of Doctor Moreau, Wells also wrote extensively on politics and social matters and was one of the foremost public intellectuals of his day.

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    • The Time Machine

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Alan Munro
    • Length: 4 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,841
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,660
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,662

    The science fiction classic that coined the term "time machine" and is generally credited with the popularization of the concept of time travel....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Random Pauses in Speech. (Captain Kirk narrates)

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-04-14

    Regular price: $2.09

    • The War of the Worlds

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Simon Vance
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,328
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,159
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,163

    First published by H. G. Wells in 1898, The War of the Worlds is the granddaddy of all alien invasion stories....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Ants

    • By Janice on 03-30-14

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Invisible Man

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: James Adams
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,096
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 967
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 973

    On a freezing February day, a stranger emerges from out of the gray to request a room at a local provincial inn. Who is this out-of-season traveler....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Way ahead of its time!

    • By Brian on 06-06-13

    Regular price: $17.47

    • The Island of Dr. Moreau

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Simon Prebble
    • Length: 5 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,078
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 981
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 985

    Written by H.G. Wells, the great visionary author, this legendary novel is both timeless and thought provoking....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Oldie but a Goodie

    • By David Thomas on 01-19-15

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Magic Shop

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 400
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 375
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 379

    Simple magic tricks are what a little boy is looking for when he drags his father into a quaint, old shop....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A GLASS BALL

    • By Jim "The Impatient" on 10-11-16

    Regular price: $0.69

    • The Outline of History

    • Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind
    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Bernard Mayes
    • Length: 44 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 52
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Having coined the phrase "the war that will end war," H. G. Wells was disillusioned by the World War I peace settlement....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good book

    • By Adam on 03-07-12

    Regular price: $34.96

    • War of the Worlds (Dramatized)

    • By: H.G. Wells, adapted by Howard Koch
    • Narrated by: Leonard Nimoy, Gates McFadden, a full cast
    • Length: 1 hr and 2 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 261
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 182
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 184

    Join actors from television's Star Trek as they recreate this classic radio thriller...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not the Mercury Theater, but still fun

    • By Nick on 10-10-04

    Regular price: $6.95

    • The War of the Worlds

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    Marsbewohner landen in New Jersey. Ein Radioreporter berichtet live von ihrem Angriff auf die Bevölkerung...

    Regular price: $10.13

    • The Invisible Man and The Time Machine

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: B. J. Harrison
    • Length: 8 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    In The Invisible Man, a scientist theorizes that if a person's refractive index is changed to exactly that of air his body does not absorb or reflect light, then he will not be visible....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • When The Invisible Man ends and The Time Machine begins

    • By Kiella on 04-08-18

    Regular price: $8.39

    • The First Men in the Moon

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    As a result of an accident with an experiment, two unlikely friends are propelled on a journey to the moon. But a new universe of terrors await them....

    Regular price: $10.32

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