The War of the Worlds

LibriVox recording of the H. G. Wells novel
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Read in English by johnnyenglish 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 For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.

M4B Audiobook (163MB)

  1. The Eve of the War (13.8Mb)
  2. The Falling Star (8Mb)
  3. On Horsell Common (6.1Mb)
  4. The Cylinder Opens (7Mb)
  5. The Heat-Ray (9.2Mb)
  6. The Heat-Ray in the Chobham Road (5.3Mb)
  7. How I Reached Home (7.6Mb)
  8. Friday Night (5.6Mb)
  9. The Fighting Begins (11Mb)
  10. In the Storm (12.4Mb)
  11. At the Window (11.1Mb)
  12. What I Saw of the Destruction of Weybridge and Shepperton (20.4Mb)
  13. How I Fell in with the Curate (10.2Mb)
  14. In London (20.5Mb)
  15. What had Happened in Surrey (14.3Mb)
  16. The Exodus from London (21.1Mb)
  17. The Thunder Child (17.7Mb)
  18. Under Foot (13Mb)
  19. What We saw from the Ruined House (17.4Mb)
  20. The Days of Imprisonment (10Mb)
  21. The Death of the Curate (8.6Mb)
  22. The Stillness (5.3Mb)
  23. The Work of Fifteen Days (6.8Mb)
  24. The Man on Putney Hill (27.5Mb)
  25. Dead London (17.3Mb)
  26. Wreckage (9.6Mb)
  27. The Epilogue (7.4Mb)

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