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 War of the Worlds

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Erica Collins
    • Length: 6 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 110
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 99
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    What would happen if Martians landed on Earth - and none of our weapons could stop them? H.G. Wells's timeless masterpiece - which spawned...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • cant believe this book was written in 1897

    • By Gennady Gandelsman on 09-15-18

    Regular price: $0.94

    • The Invisible Man

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Sinead Dixon
    • Length: 4 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 42
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4 out of 5 stars 37

    This masterpiece of science fiction is the fascinating story of Griffin, a scientist who creates a serum to render himself invisible...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kinda transparent.

    • By Anthony Purcell on 12-11-18

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    • Candide (Gildan Media Edition)

    • By: Voltaire
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 3 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369
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    One of the finest satires ever written, this lively tale follows the absurdly melodramatic adventures of the youthful Candide....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amusing, a favorite, well read

    • By Philo on 02-24-12

    Regular price: $5.59

    • The Island of Doctor Moreau

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Brian Kelly
    • Length: 4 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
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      4 out of 5 stars 48
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Ranked among the classic novels of the English language and the inspiration for several unforgettable movies, this early work of H. G. Wells...

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Intriguiging story, narrator fit character well

    • By Jason wade hansford on 10-26-18

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    • The Time Machine

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: John Banks
    • Length: 3 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 280
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 257
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 256

    When a Victorian scientist propels himself into the year 802,701 AD, he is initially delighted to find that suffering has been replaced by beauty, contentment and peace....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Top 10

    • By Ashley Poff on 05-15-17

    Regular price: $6.19

    • Tales of Space and Time

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Stephen Ward
    • Length: 8 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 21
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      2 out of 5 stars 20
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 19

    A collection of three short stories and two novellas written between 1897 and 1898. All the stories had first been published in various...

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Couldn't listen for more than a few minutes

    • By BobGP on 07-20-18

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    • The Invisible Man

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: James Adams
    • Length: 5 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,154
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      4 out of 5 stars 1,021
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 1,027

    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 Wonderful Visit

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Erica Collins
    • Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    This book is a wonderful work of fiction by H.G. Wells, the author of "The Time Machine." It is the tale of a fallen angel who simply cannot adapt...

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    • The New Machiavelli

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Mark MacNamara
    • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 2
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    A successful author and Liberal MP with a loving and benevolent wife, Richard Remington appears to be a man to envy. But underneath his superficial...

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    • The Country of the Blind: Mandarin Companion Graded Readers: Level 1, Simplified Chinese Edition

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Zhang Xiuye
    • Length: 1 hr and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
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    “In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king” repeats in Chen Fangyuan’s mind after he finds himself trapped in a valley holding a community of people for whom a disease eliminated their vision many generations before and no longer have a concept of sight....

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