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The Collected Short Stories of H. G. Wells Audiobook

The Collected Short Stories of H. G. Wells

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Publisher's Summary

A spine-tingling collection of the greatest short stories by the father of science fiction, H. G. Wells.

  • 'The Time Machine'
  • 'The Empire of the Ants'
  • 'The Crystal Egg'
  • 'The Sea-Raiders'
  • 'The Door in the Wall'
  • 'A Dream of Armageddon'
  • 'The Country of the Blind'
  • 'Under the Knife'
  • 'The Stolen Body'
  • 'The Plattner Story'
  • 'The Stolen Bacillus'
  • 'The Magic Shop'
  • 'The Inexperienced Ghost'
  • 'The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes'
  • 'The Argonauts of the Air'
  • 'The Flowering of the Strange Orchid'
  • 'Aepyornis Island'
  • 'The Diamond Maker'
  • 'The Temptation of Haringay'
  • 'The Star'
  • 'The Treasure in the Forest'
  • 'The Red Room'
  • 'The Valley of Spiders'
  • 'Through a Window'
  • 'The Lord of the Dynamos'
  • 'The Moth'
  • 'A Deal in Ostriches'
  • 'The Flying Man'
  • 'In the Avu Observatory'
  • 'The Lost Inheritance'

Plus many more short fiction masterpieces by H. G. Wells.

Public Domain (P)2016 Red Door Audiobooks

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    Ashley 08-12-17
    Ashley 08-12-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Frustrating"

    I can't rate the stories (although I know them) because they can't be heard here. The audio reader is not only terrible, she is ATROCIOUS! Her voice is nasally to the point of distraction and she drags the end of every. single. word. It's horrible. It's like forcibly having to listen to scratching on a chalkboard. Its so distracting it is very difficult to even understand what words she is even saying. I have tried so many times to listen to this, thinking maybe I just over dramatized how bad it is...nope, I didn't! I'm very sad I waited too late to return it. The stories are well worth reading, but DO NOT purchase this audio telling.

    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
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  • A. J. Melville
    England
    5/21/17
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    "Great stories terrible narration"

    I just signed up for the free trial and I was really looking forward to this but Cathy Dobson narrates the whole thing terribly - I would have far sooner had Stephen Fry or somebody who has some sincerity and doesn't sound like a sarcastic primary school teacher. Extremely disappointing Audible!

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • The Dragonfly
    UK
    5/8/17
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    "Weird intonation with this recording"

    Not sure what's going on, but there is weird intonation on this recording. Sounds more like automated voice than a real person. Wasted money on this one! Good stories, so chose a different recording!

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • S. J. Welch
    UK
    3/13/17
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    "Hard to listen to"

    Well Cathy Dobson sounds like a real person, but sadly on this recording she doesn't.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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