So often associated with science fiction and stories of the supernatural, H. G. Wells also had a flair for the comedic and the absurd. His short story Mr. Brisher's Treasure delights with a title character given to broad, slapstick behavior and mannerisms that could make one nearly drop their book chuckling.
The treasure trove he discovers in the most unlikely of places leads to impromptu plotting to take possession of it right under the noses of others. Complications, blunders, and a violent lightning storm lead to a marvelous, ironic twist. Download and start listening now!