• The Man Who Could Work Miracles

  • By: H. G. Wells
  • Narrated by: Ivor Hugh
  • Length: 43 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 03-27-07
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Jimcin Recordings
  • 3.5 out of 5 stars 3.7 (10 ratings)

Regular price: $4.95

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Editorial Reviews

Ivor Hugh delivers a jolly rendition of the H. G. Wells comic short story “The Man Who Could Work Miracles”. During an argument in a pub, protagonist George McWhirter Fotheringay discovers that he has the ability to perform miracles. He then runs headlong into a series of madcap adventures. At first, he applies his newfound powers to petty personal concerns and accidentally sends a man to Hades. When a priest intervenes, Fotheringay decides to use his gift for the greater public good. But can he handle the responsibility of such an awesome power?
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Publisher's Summary

This humorous story was "a flight of fancy" for H. G. Wells. A man is given the power to perform miracles but with very unexpected results.
(P)1977 Jimcin Recordings
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Critic Reviews

"Combining the scientist's analytical view, the historian's sense of destiny, the novelist's vivid feel for everyday life, and the artist's limitless imagination, H.G. Wells crafted impressive fantasies - and the most exciting works of 20th-century science fiction." (H. G. Wells: A Sketch of His Life and Works)
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5 out of 5 stars
By James on 08-06-08

Wonderful

Never new H. G Wells could write with such tongue in cheek humor.
Wonderful humorous and yet thought provoking story. Very well read.

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