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…

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…

Short Science Fiction Collection 046


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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

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 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…

Ghost Story Collection 002


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A collection of ten pieces, read by various readers, about the unreal edges of this world in legend and story; tales of love, death and beyo…

Horror Story Collection 003


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An occasional collection of 10 horror stories by various readers. We aim to unsettle you a little, to cut through the pink cushion of illusi…

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…

La Guerra de los Mundos


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Las fábulas ideadas por H.G. Wells (1866-1946), uno de los padres, acaso el más notable, de la ciencia ficción, han dem…

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…

Short Science Fiction Collection 017


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Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological an…

Short Science Fiction Collection 048


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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

Ghost Story Collection 005


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A collection of ten pieces, read by various readers, about the unreal edges of this world in legend and story; tales of love, death and beyo…

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…

Ghost Story Collection 006


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A collection of ten pieces, read by various readers, about the unreal edges of this world in legend and story; tales of love, death and beyo…

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…

Short Science Fiction Collection 050


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Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

Short Science Fiction Collection 006


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Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological an…

Short Science Fiction Collection 010


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Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological an…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 012


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

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…

Short Science Fiction Collection 015


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Science fiction (abbreviated SF or sci-fi with varying punctuation and case) is a broad genre of fiction that often involves sociological an…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 014


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

Short Science Fiction Collection 039


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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

Short Science Fiction Collection 038


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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 006


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A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…

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…

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…

Short Story Collection Vol. 006


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Librivox's Short Story Collection 006: a collection of 20 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox member…

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…

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…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 001


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A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 003


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A collection of fifteen stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up…

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…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 023


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

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…

Short Story Collection Vol. 052


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 052: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Science Fiction Collection 032


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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 027


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

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 (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,…

Short Science Fiction Collection 049


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Short Ghost and Horror Collection 024


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

Short Science Fiction Collection 023


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Science Fiction is speculative literature that generally explores the consequences of ideas which are roughly consistent with nature and sci…

Short Story Collection Vol. 044


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 044: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

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…

Short Story Collection Vol. 009


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection 009: a collection of 20 short essays and fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox member…

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 …

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…

Short Science Fiction Collection 057


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Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is p…

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…

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&…

The War of the Worlds (Version 3)


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No one would have believed, in the last years of the nineteenth century, that the Earth was being scrutinised and studied from across the gu…

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…

Short Story Collection Vol. 067


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

Short Ghost and Horror Collection 029


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A collection of twenty stories featuring ghoulies, ghosties, long-leggedy beasties and things that go bump in the night. Expect shivers up …

International Short Stories Volume 2: English Stories


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The second volume of a 3 volume anthology, this work focuses on 'English' short stories, although it includes writers from other parts of th…

Short Story Collection Vol. 040


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 040: a collection of 20 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

Short Story Collection Vol. 021


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Librivox’s Short Story Collection Vol.021: A collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a variety of Librivox memb…

Coffee Break Collection 011 - Science


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This is the eleventh collection of our "coffee break" series, involving public domain works that are between 3 and 15 minutes in l…

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…

Short Story Collection Vol. 033


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LibriVox’s Short Story Collection 033: a collection of 10 short works of fiction in the public domain read by a group of LibriVox members.

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…

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



M4B audiobook of Ann Veronica by H. G. Wells

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…

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…

1916: First Chapters Collection


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These are first chapters to books first published in 1916. Readers, following is a tentative list culled from Wikipedia's article on the yea…