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    • The Invisible Man

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Saddleback Educational
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Abridged
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    H. G. Wells' classic story of what can happen when scientific achievement, having fallen in the wrong hands, becomes a danger rather than an asset to society. In his quest for power and money the protagonist uses his knowledge to attain invisibility and begin a path of crime that culminates in tragedy.

    Regular price: £6.39

    • The Time Machine

    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Saddleback Educational
    • Length: 40 mins
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    A memorable fantasy of the future by the first great writer of science fiction. "The white bar can propel my Time Machine into the future," he explained. "The black bar can send it into the past." As the time traveler continues his amazing story, his friends become increasingly suspicious. They can't quite believe his wild story about the evil Morlocks and the beautiful Eloi. Would you believe it?

    Regular price: £4.59

    • Kipps

    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Sam Kelly
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Orphaned at an early age, raised by his aunt and uncle, and apprenticed for seven years to a draper, Artie Kipps is stunned to discover upon reading a newspaper advertisement that he is the grandson of a wealthy gentleman - and the inheritor of his fortune. Thrown dramatically into the upper classes, he struggles desperately to learn the etiquette and rules of polite society. But as he soon discovers, becoming a 'true gentleman' is neither as easy nor as desirable as it at first appears.

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    • By Louise on 14-01-19
    • By: H. G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Sam Kelly
    • Length: 11 hrs and 5 mins
    • Release date: 02-07-12
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 12 ratings

    Regular price: £19.69

    • The Time Machine

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 53 mins
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    A man builds a time machine and tells his dinner guests that he can travel through time. He leaves from dinner in his machine for three hours and has adventures that include going back in time hundreds of years and forward in time millions of years, where he finds strange and dangerous places from which he is lucky to escape from. He returns and tells them of his adventures and shows proof of his travels by providing strange items from his pocket.

    Regular price: £9.69

    • The Invisible Man

    • Bring the Classics to Life
    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 48 mins
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    A man dressed in a long coat with bandages covering his face arrives in a small village and does not engage much in conversation. While striving to maintain his privacy, he receives what he calls his luggage, yet in reality is chemicals and laboratory supplies, thereby furthering the mystery around himself. Eventually, he reveals his name to be Griffin and later runs into Mr. Kemp, a former student from medical school. Griffin creates a diabolical plan after recounting to Kemp how he is able to create invisibility.

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    • The War of the Worlds

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    • By: H.G. Wells
    • Narrated by: Iman
    • Length: 48 mins
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    An extraterrestrial alien attack from Mars takes place outside London, England in the late 1800s. The aliens are big, grey, and rather ugly. They invade using very large tripod warships. The citizen and military defense has some measure of success, but, ultimately, the aliens prevail and traverse the land unimpeded. This audio classic novel has been carefully abridged and adapted into 10 short, easy-to-understand chapters. This format enables listeners of all ages and English language abilities to understand and enjoy the story.

    Regular price: £9.69