WDA Classics Presents H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds

  • by H. G. Wells, W. B. Ward - introduction
  • Narrated by W. B. Ward
  • 6 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

This was the novel that inspired the radio drama which sent the United States into a state of panic. In this work we revisit the roots of this classic in its original form.

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Excellent narration and a gripping story!

Where does WDA Classics Presents H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

Near the top most definitely, although Poe will always hold a special place for me.


Have you listened to any of W. B. Ward’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Just as thrilling and evocative as ever; W.B. Ward creates a rich and vivid world in all of his performances.


Any additional comments?

W.B. Ward's narration of War of the Worlds has brought this classic back to life.

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- Ashley

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Would you consider the audio edition of WDA Classics Presents H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds to be better than the print version?

Yes. Listening to the story being played out audibly was so much more interesting.


What was one of the most memorable moments of WDA Classics Presents H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds?

Feeling as if you were right there while the Martians were wreaking havoc while the townspeople were fleeing for their lives.


Have you listened to any of W. B. Ward’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Yes. W.B.Ward consistently gives excellent performances. The way he makes the books come alive makes listening to them a pleasure.


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

It was definitely a page turner. It kept me wanting to hear what happens next.


Any additional comments?

W.B.Wards narration puts you right in the middle of all the suspense and the characters reactions to the invasion of the Martians. He truly takes you through a trip of the theater of the mind.

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- Patricia Baldridge

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-26-2016
  • Publisher: W. B. Ward