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  • H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Collection

  • By: H. G. Wells
  • Narrated by: Hugh Bonneville, Jason Isaacs, Sophie Okonedo, and others
  • Length: 27 hrs and 15 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 452
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 410
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 409

Known as ‘The Father of Science Fiction’, Herbert George Wells’ writing career spanned over 60 years. He was a writer of novels, short stories, nonfiction books and articles. As a young man, Wells won a scholarship to the Normal School of Science in London, sparking his infamous vocation as a science fiction writer. Introduced by film director and H. G. Wells fanboy Eli Roth, this collection features unabridged recordings of the novels performed by Hugh Bonneville, Jason Isaacs, Sophie Okonedo, David Tennant and Alexander Vlahos.  

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Brilliant stories!

  • By Kazzakirk on 25-04-19

A worthy and worthwhile purchase

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-05-19

this was brilliantly performed and produced, the actors that they chose fitted their stories perfectly.
If you have a love of science fiction and amazing storytelling then this is the audio book that you need.
brillant, superb and compulsive listening.

3 of 3 people found this review helpful

  • Guards! Guards!

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
  • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,670
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,181
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2,180

If you find yourself ruminating on questions like "Where have all the dragons gone?" then this is the story for you. Explore the crazy, creepy land called Discworld, where you'll discover that the dragons aren't asleep or dead - they're dormant, packed in like huge, scaly sardines. Join in the search for the key to their closed-in, comatose world in this eighth fantastical Discworld novel.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Eminently Re-readable

  • By mollyeyre on 08-07-13

superb introduction

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-06-17

absolutely amazing production welcomes you to the antics of the city watch of the discworld
The narrator, Nigel Planer does a first rate job

  • Men at Arms

  • By: Terry Pratchett
  • Narrated by: Nigel Planer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 2,287
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,916
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 1,912

The town of Ankh-Morpork is in big trouble, and the City Watch is desperate for a few good men to protect it. But all they've got are the dwarves Corporal Carrot and Lance-constable Cuddy; the troll Lance-constable Detritus; Lance-constable Angua, who is believed to be a woman; and, worst of all, Corporal Nobbs, who has been disqualified from the human race for shoving! These underdogs need all the help they can get, for they've been given only 24 hours to clean up the war-torn town.

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Great story, shame about the audio quality

  • By Daniel on 11-05-12

pure genius

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-05-16

Hilarious tale with a heart, beautiful narrated to bring the characters to life. A must for disc world fans or for fledglings beginning a joyous exploration of Ankh Morpork.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful