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  • The Time Machine

  • By: H. G. Wells
  • Narrated by: Alan Munro
  • Length: 4 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 2,005
  • Performance
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,808
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 1,810

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!

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

  • By Amazon Customer on 02-04-14

Random Pauses in Speech. (Captain Kirk narrates)

Overall
2 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-04-14

What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

A different narrator. I love this book, but couldn't listen for more than a few minutes before I had a headache.

I'm not picky, I love listening to amateurs and friends read aloud. But this guy just makes it unbearable.

What was one of the most memorable moments of The Time Machine?

The final fleeing from the Morlocks, and the subtle implication of the girl who fell behind's fate.

Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Alan Munro?

The last audiobook I bought, which I quite enjoyed, was The Stand. The narrator was wonderful. He did a very good jo of being interesting without being jarring. Alan Munro, on the other hand, has random pauses in his speech. I forgot the beginning of the sentence before I hear the end.

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