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    • Tales of Space and Time

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 7 hrs and 35 mins
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    Tales of Space and Time is a fantasy and science fiction collection of short stories and novellas first published in 1899. They include "The Crystal Egg"; "The Star"; "A Story of the Stone Age"; "The Idler"; and A Story of the Days to Come.

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    • Captain John Smith

    • By: Tudor Jenks
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
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    Captain John Smith (1904) is a gripping biography of a remarkable man and informative history of early colonial times. Captain Smith already had an adventurous life before he saved Jamestown colony, among other actions by forging relations with the Powhatan tribe.

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    • The Triumphs of a Taxidermist

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 9 mins
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    "Triumphs of a Taxidermist" is an 1894 short story by the British author H. G. Wells. It was originally published anonymously in the Pall Mall Gazette and later taken up in the short story collection The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents. It’s about a taxidermist who had no scruples about inventing and forging creatures of the imagination.  

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    • Of the Natural Rights of Individuals

    • By: James Wilson
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 40 mins
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    James Wilson (1742-1798) was one of the founding fathers of the US and a signatory of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. A leading legal theorist, he was one of the six original justices appointed to the Supreme Court. In this work, he argues that man does not exist for the sake of government but that government exists for the sake of man. 

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    • The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 24 mins
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    This story by H.G. Wells concerns an accident in a lab resulting in a temporary experience of sensory dislocation: Davidson’s sight is directed to a point on the other side of the globe. The narrator speculates that the cause of the condition was Davidson appearing between the poles of some big electromagnet which gave an extraordinary twist to his retinal elements.

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    • A Story of the Days to Come

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
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    A Story of the Days to Come by H.G. Wells is a futuristic novella about two lovers in the dystopian London of the 22nd century. It examines the implications of urbanization and advances in agriculture, medicine, communication, and transportation. The narrative predicts skyscrapers, moving sidewalks, superhighways, mass media, psychotherapy, and intercontinental aircraft.

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    • The Temptation of Harringay

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 13 mins
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    "The Temptation of Harringay" is a short story by H. G. Wells in which an artist attempts to paint a portrait, and ends up painting the devil who offers him fame for his soul. The plot is interesting for the artist’s unexpected reaction to the offer.

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    • Through a Window

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 19 mins
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    "Through a Window" is a short story by H. G. Wells (21 September 1866 - 13 August 1946), an English writer now best known for his science fiction writing; however, he also wrote fiction in other genres. In this short story, a man has broken legs, and his only entertainment is watching the river and its affairs through a window.

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    • The Treasure in the Forest

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 17 mins
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    The Treasure in the Forest is the story of two treasure hunters who murder a Chinese man to steal his map, which indicates the location of a buried stash of gold. The Chinese man had boasted that he had ensured the safety of his secret treasure. 

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    • A Moth - Genus Novo

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 24 mins
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    This story by H.G. Wells is about two entomologists who engage in a feud which gets nasty and bitter. When one of them dies, the other, oppressed with guilt, find himself plagued by a moth of an totally unfamiliar genus, which he just cannot catch. 

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    • A Deal in Ostriches

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 11 mins
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    "A Deal in Ostriches" is a cautionary tale about human greed. The plot revolves around a carefully planned and skillfully executed con that exploited the greed of the narrator’s fellow passengers.

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    • The Diamond Maker

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 19 mins
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    "The Diamond Maker" is a short story by H. G. Wells, which was first published in 1894. It is the tale of a businessman reflecting on an account of a man who had devoted years of his life in an attempt to make artificial diamonds, only to end up as an outcast. 

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    • The Lord of the Dynamos

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 20 mins
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    This story by H.G. Wells deals with an abusive boss at an electrical power plant that treats his immigrant underling like a slave. Over time, the immigrant comes to regard the dynamo as a deity, and decides that the spinning god needs a sacrifice.

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    • The Flying Man

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 16 mins
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    HG Wells was a prolific writer in many genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary. This tale is about a discussion between a British lieutenant and an ethnologist in a colonial outpost. It concerns an incident in which the lieutenant escaped from a high mountain ledge by using a tent as a parachute.

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    • Aepyornis Island

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 30 mins
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    This short story by H. G. Wells, first published in 1894 in the Pall Mall Budget, was included in The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents, his first collection of short stories published in 1895. The story is about a man looking for eggs of the Aepyornis, an extinct flightless bird, who spends two years aloe on a small island with an Aepyornis that has hatched.

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    • The Flowering of the Strange Orchid

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 22 mins
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    This story by H.G. Wells is about an orchid discovered in the Andaman Islands that feeds on blood. It kills the collector that discovered it, and tries to kill the protagonist, but is killed in the attempt.

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    • The Stolen Bacillus

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 16 mins
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    A bacteriologist receives a visitor, an anarchist, who shows a keen interest in a vial of cholera bacteria. The anarchist steals it and intends to infect himself and the entire city. The bacteriologist later reveals that what his visitor stole was in fact a vial of a harmless disease.

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    • In the Avu Observatory

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 17 mins
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    "In the Avu Observatory" is a short story of a man working in an observatory in Borneo, who is attacked by a strange bat-like creature. Later, he discovered that it might have been a Big Colugo, a Klang-utang.

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    • The Star

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 28 mins
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    The Star by H.G. Wells is about a strange luminous object which erupted into the solar system, after disturbing the orbit of Neptune. The object creates havoc with Jupiter and attracts the moon away from the earth, whose surface suffers much upheaval. Many of the survivors move to the polar areas, where the climate has become temperate

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    • The Man Who Could Work Miracles

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Ellis Freeman
    • Length: 40 mins
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    This short story by H.G. Wells is an early example of Contemporary Fantasy. A man pin London acquires unlimited magical powers. He uses them wisely at first before making a mistake.

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