The War of the Worlds (Version 4)


Read by johnnyenglish

(3.7 stars; 3 reviews)

The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells, first serialized in 1897 by Pearson's Magazine in the UK and by Cosmopolitan magazine in the US. The novel's first appearance in hardcover was in 1898 from publisher William Heinemann of London. Written between 1895 and 1897, it is one of the earliest stories to detail a conflict between mankind and an extraterrestrial race. The novel is the first-person narrative of both an unnamed protagonist in Surrey and of his younger brother in London as southern England is invaded by Martians. The novel is one of the most commented-on works in the science fiction canon. - Summary by Wikipedia (5 hr 53 min)

Chapters

The Eve of the War 15:07 Read by johnnyenglish
The Falling Star 8:46 Read by johnnyenglish
On Horsell Common 6:42 Read by johnnyenglish
The Cylinder Opens 7:39 Read by johnnyenglish
The Heat-Ray 10:00 Read by johnnyenglish
The Heat-Ray in the Chobham Road 5:48 Read by johnnyenglish
How I Reached Home 8:17 Read by johnnyenglish
Friday Night 6:09 Read by johnnyenglish
The Fighting Begins 12:01 Read by johnnyenglish
In the Storm 13:33 Read by johnnyenglish
At the Window 12:08 Read by johnnyenglish
What I Saw of the Destruction of Weybridge and Shepperton 22:14 Read by johnnyenglish
How I Fell in with the Curate 11:06 Read by johnnyenglish
In London 22:25 Read by johnnyenglish
What had Happened in Surrey 15:36 Read by johnnyenglish
The Exodus from London 23:03 Read by johnnyenglish
The Thunder Child 19:18 Read by johnnyenglish
Under Foot 14:10 Read by johnnyenglish
What We saw from the Ruined House 19:00 Read by johnnyenglish
The Days of Imprisonment 10:54 Read by johnnyenglish
The Death of the Curate 9:22 Read by johnnyenglish
The Stillness 5:48 Read by johnnyenglish
The Work of Fifteen Days 7:22 Read by johnnyenglish
The Man on Putney Hill 30:01 Read by johnnyenglish
Dead London 18:51 Read by johnnyenglish
Wreckage 10:27 Read by johnnyenglish
The Epilogue 8:08 Read by johnnyenglish

Reviews

Very good reading. Especially the voice of women.

(4 stars)