H. G. Wells

The Time Machine (Version 3)


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H.G. Wells' classic science fiction-fantasy story, in which a scientist known only as “The Time Traveller” tells the tale of his journey to …

The War of the Worlds


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H. G. Wells wrote The War of the Worlds in 1898, when there was much speculation about life on the planet Mars. The book is considered to be…

The Invisible Man


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The Invisible Man (1897) is one of the most famous science fiction novels of all time. Written by H.G. Wells (1866-1946), it tells the story…

The Island of Dr. Moreau


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The Island of Doctor Moreau is an 1896 science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells, addressing ideas of society and community, human nature…

The Time Machine (Version 2)


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Surely the Time Traveler threw great dinner parties! His guests were treated to a once-in-forever trial of a miniature time machine - an exq…

La Guerra De Los Mundos


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Todo empieza cuando se observa unas luces en Marte. A los pocos días cae un meteorito pero se descubre que es artificial por lo tanto…

The Sleeper Awakes


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The Sleeper Awakes is a dystopian novel about a man who sleeps for two hundred years, waking up in a completely transformed London, where, b…

The War of the Worlds (version 2)


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War of the Worlds by Herbert George Wells (H.G. Wells) was published in 1898 at a time when he wrote a series of novels related to a number …

The Time Machine


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The Time Machine is a novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1895, later made into two films of the same title. This novel is generally cr…

A Modern Utopia


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H. G. Wells's proposal for social reform was the formation of a world state, a concept that would increasingly preoccupy him throughout the …

Anticipations


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Wells considered this book one of his most important, a natural follow-up to such works as his Man of the Year Million and The Time Machine.…

The First Men in the Moon


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Britain won the Moon Race! Decades before Neal Armstrong took his "giant leap for mankind" two intrepid adventurers from Lympne, E…

In the Days of the Comet


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William ("Willie") is a student living in the British town of Clayton. As a Socialist, he tries to move power from the upper class…

The Island Of Doctor Moreau (Version 2)


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In this classsic of H. G. Wells, Edward Prendick is shipwrecked on a beautiful island in the South Seas and is drawn into the wild and cruel…

Tales of Space and Time


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Five short Science Fiction stories. - Summary by Richard Kilmer

The World Set Free


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The World Set Free is a novel published in 1914 by H. G. Wells. The book is considered a prophetical novel foretelling the advent of nuclear…

The Invisible Man (Version 2)


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Terrifically popular science fiction novel by renowned writer HG Wells, about a scientist discovering how to achieve invisibility. But, in h…

The War in the Air


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War in the Air was written during a prolific time in H. G. Wells's writing career. Having withdrawn from British politics to spend more time…

The Time Machine (Version 4)


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The Time Machine is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 for the first time and later adapted into at least two featu…

A Story of the Stone Age


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This story is of a time beyond the memory of man, before the beginning of history. . . (Summary from the text)

The History of Mr. Polly


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A funny and touching account of the imaginative Mr. Polly who, bored and trapped in his conventional life, makes a U-turn –- and changes eve…

God, the Invisible King


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Wells wrote in his book God the Invisible King that his idea of God did not draw upon the traditional religions of the world: "This boo…

The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth


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Two stuffy English scientists, always looking to further their scientific knowledge, create a substance called Herakleophorbia, which in its…

The Wheels of Chance


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The Wheels of Chance - A Bicycling Idyll follows the adventures of a Drapers Assistant who, having brought an ancient bicycle, sets off on a…

The Passionate Friends


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H. G. Wells is best known for his science fiction, but some of his greatest works were in other genres. The Passionate Friends is a love sto…

Floor Games


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H.G. Wells had so much fun playing with his children on the floor of their playroom, he decided to write a jovial little book to inspire oth…

Ann Veronica


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Ann Veronica was a controversial book detailing the development of a naive school girl into a "New Woman". When it was published, …

The World Set Free (version 2)


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Radioactive decay is a major theme in the novel The World Set Free, published in 1914. Wells explores what might happen if the rate of decay…

The Secret Places of the Heart


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Richard Hardy, a member of the British gentry, tries to resolve problems in his marriage as he travels with a psychiatrist. The book is to a…

Little Wars


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A Game for Boys from twelve years of age to one hundred and fifty and for that more intelligent sort of girl who likes boys' games and books…

The Wonderful Visit


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An other-worldly creature visits a small English village, and H. G. Wells uses humour and satire to convey some of the imperfections of Vict…

Tono-Bungay


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Tono-Bungay is a realist semi-autobiographical novel. It is narrated by George Ponderevo, a science student who is drafted in to help with t…

Kipps


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Arthur Kipps, an orphaned draper’s assistant of humble means, unexpectedly inherits a large sum of money and that is when all his troubles b…

A Story of the Days to Come


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Set in London in the early 22nd century, this novella depicts the troubles of two lovers, Denton and Elizabeth. Elizabeth is a well-to-do wo…

The Discovery Of The Future


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The Discovery of the Future is a 1902 philosophical lecture by H. G. Wells that argues for the knowability of the future. It was originally …

Twelve Stories and a Dream


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Thirteen short stories by HG Wells, the master of speculative fiction! Included in this collection is "Mr Skelmersdale in Fairyland&quo…

The Sea Lady (Version 2)


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A mermaid contrives to have herself "rescued from drowning" and adopted by a respectable family on the English coast. Her motive,…

The Door in the Wall, and Other Stories


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A collection of short stories by H. G. Wells, author of "The Time Machine" and "War of the Worlds". The science fiction …

The Sea Lady


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The Sea Lady is a novel written by H. G. Wells. It was serialized from July to December 1901 in Pearson's Magazine before being published by…

Mr. Britling Sees It Through


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"Mr. Britling Sees It Through" is H. G. Wells' attempt to make sense of World War I. It begins with a lighthearted account of an …

The Food of the Gods, and How It Came to Earth (version 2)


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Mr. Bensington and Professor Redwood have invented a substance that causes living things to grow - and grow - and grow! As their experiment…

Love and Mr Lewisham


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The teaching profession, science and politics in late 19th century England. H.G.Wells’ humorous early novel, drawing on his own life, shows …

The New Machiavelli


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About a political idealist who changes his colours and engages in a sexual adventure, this novel by H.G. Wells generated controversy when it…

La Guerre des mondes


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La première partie de ce célèbre roman de science-fiction, paru en 1897, raconte comment des missiles lancés dep…

La Machine à explorer le temps


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« Dans les ténèbres intermittentes, je voyais la lune parcourir rapidement ses phases et j’entrevoyais faiblement les r&…

Le Royaume des fourmis


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La liste des œuvres de H.G. Wells est considérable.Le Royaume des fourmis est une nouvelle qui provoque l’horreur : l’invasion par le…

H. G. Wells - Ann Veronica (2008) M4B



M4B audiobook of Ann Veronica by H. G. Wells

Le Nouveau Dieu


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« Moi aussi, j’ai voulu tenter la chance et m’enrichir. Et au lieu de ça, je suis devenu un dieu ! Ah ! il y a des choses qu’on…

Le Fabricant de diamants


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« Les diamants se fabriquent en traitant du carbone décomposé avec un fondant et une pression convenables. Le carbone se…

Short Story Collection Vol. 067


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A collection of 20 short stories selected and read by Librivox readers in English. 

Le Cambriolage d’Hammerpond-Park – Le Microbe volé


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Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) nous a laissé, en plus de ses œuvres célèbres de science-fiction plusieurs petits &e…