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H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Collection [electronic resource]
H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Collection [electronic resource]
Wells, H.G.2020
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The War of the Worlds narrated by David TennantWhen Earth is invaded by Martians in great mechanical tripods, terror ensues. They are equipped with heat rays and poisonous black gas, intent on wiping out the human race. During the destruction, one man’s story details the monstrous invasion and his struggle to find his wife in the devastation.The First Men in the Moon narrated by Alexander VlahosA chance meeting between penniless businessman Mr Bedford and absentminded scientist Dr Cavor leads the two on a fantastical journey to the moon. However, they are unprepared for what they find: freezing nights, boiling days and sinister alien life. Will they be trapped forever?The Time Machine narrated by Hugh BonnevilleTransported to the year AD 802,701, the Time Traveller encounters the peaceful Eloi, a beautiful elfin race of childlike adults afraid of the dark, and with good reason. Beneath the earth’s surface live the Morlocks, apish troglodytes who torment the Eloi. When the time machine is stolen, the Time Traveller must enter Morlock territory if he ever hopes to return home.The Invisible Man narrated by Sophie OkonedoWhen a strange man takes shelter at an inn, his skin covered from head to toe in bandages, he causes distrust. Griffin, a scientist, reveals that he has successfully managed to turn himself invisible, but alas without a way of undoing it. Desperate for a cure, his ailment drives him to many sinister actions, including murder. The Island of Dr Moreau narrated by Jason IsaacsEdward Prendick, the single survivor of a shipwreck, is rescued by Montgomery in a vessel carrying a menagerie of savage animals. Taken to an uncharted island, he meets Dr Moreau – a brilliant scientist whose notorious experiments have caused him to abandon the civilised world. It soon becomes clear he has been developing these experiments - with truly horrific results.
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[Place of publication not identified] : Bolinda/Audible audio, 2020
Collation:
1 online resource (1 audio file)
ISBN:
9780655686941
Language:
English
BRN:
3080738
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