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  • The Time Machine and The Island of Doctor Moreau, Unabridged

  • H.G. Wells' Classic Collection
  • By: H. G. Wells
  • Narrated by: Kevin Theis
  • Length: 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Categories: Literature & Fiction, Classics
  • 4.6 out of 5 stars (9 ratings)

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Summary

H.G. Wells, one of the world's earliest and most celebrated science-fiction authors, created a number of unforgettable classics of the genre, including The Invisible Man, War of the Worlds, The First Men on the Moon, and many more.

Here, we present a two-volume collection of Wells' most celebrated classics of science-fiction and horror: The Time Machine and The Island of Doctor Moreau. This audio-enhanced version - with sound effects and musical soundtrack - combines Wells' groundbreaking exploration of time travel with his "youthful blasphemy" tale of animal and human hybrids.

Enjoy both classics in one complete volume!

Public Domain (P)2018 Fort Raphael Publishing Company

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Classic Tales, well told...

Really enjoyed these two classics from H. G. Wells.
Kevin Theis really brings the two tales to life, and provides superbly committed and meaningful narration to the stories.
This is my first experience of Kevin's narration, and.was most impressed.

I was given this copy for free, in return for an honest review.

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Classic Sci-Fi - Double the Fun

These were great. I've been meaning to read The Time Machine for many a year now and always got sidetracked so to find the audio was a great find for me. Having the Island of Doctor Moreau on it was purely bonus.

I love old sci-fi, and although these haven't dated that well, they are still excellent reads. Highly recommend.

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American but still great

H.G. Wells has been one of my favorite authors for years as a teenager The Time Machine was one book I read and reread. But I'm no longer a teenager. Coming back to these stories after so long felt like coming home. They are two of the foundation of modern literature influence everything from Harry Potter to Jurassic Park.

The story are all set within London sociatily so its a little jaring to hear them read with an American accent but after a bit I got used to it. It felt as though the reader understood the stories and love them just as much as I.

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  • Daniela Thelen
  • 28-12-18

Classic Stories - Refreshing Narration

Loved this version of those two classic stories.

The added music background adds to the narration, which is already pretty entertaining.
Looking forward to hearing more from this narrator.

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  • Leticia Crow
  • 10-07-19

Two timeless classics!

I loved both of these books dearly growing up and was delighted by the narration and freedom the audiobook gave me! I loved every second!

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  • chris
  • 04-03-21

Stellar

Exciting narration and music, wonderful and gripping stories. The narration is clear and full of appropriate inflection and emotion. Among my favorites

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  • 1OldGal
  • 17-08-20

Two great classics

I read these books when I was a teenager, but that was a long time ago. The excellent narration of these two literary classics was an absolute pleasure to listen to. Kevin Theis really took me back to that joy I felt upon my first discovery of H. G. Wells.

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  • david sue
  • 28-07-20

Excellent narration

I’ve never read these books via narration, but I thoroughly enjoyed them.

I received a free copy of this book and am leaving an honest review of my own accord.

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 11-07-20

Classics

HG Wells the first man to cause a panic over alien invaders is absolutely wonderful telling these fantastic stories!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 12-11-18

Excellent listens, both

Great classics performed by an excellent narrator.

Together in one edition or enjoyed separately... well worth your time.

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  • Murdok
  • 31-10-18

Great narration

First off the fact that you get 2 books for the price of one is a great deal. Second, the narrator is second to none. They way these stories are told alongside the use of sound effects makes for a remarkable experience. Has some great scary parts to boot. So plug in your headphones, close your eyes, and get ready for a audible story that plays like a movie. Great job here guys! I will be following this narrator from here on out.

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  • Holly
  • 02-10-18

True Classics. <3

H. G. Wells was a super Author.. His thought processes were way ahead of his time
These 2 stories are no exception... Very well narrated... and extremely entertaining. This book was provided free of charge in exchange for a fair review of the book... Thank You!

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  • C. M. Ellett
  • 15-09-18

Excellent Performance of Two Classics

You're probably familiar with these stories, their status as classics, and their importance to our culture. If not, all I have to say is that you must listen to them, because they're some important works that are commonly referenced. By today's standards, they remain fascinating.

This performance of them is Excellent. They're presented unabridged, with music and sound effects that do well to set the atmosphere. Kevin Theis does well on these, and I'd look for more from him or this publisher.

I'm planning to share these with my family, because it's such a good presentation of some essential tales.

I received a review copy of this audiobook.