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Download Mr. Brisher's Treasure Audiobook (Unabridged)

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5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 5.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: H. G. Wells Narrator: David Ian Davies Publisher: One Voice Recordings Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: October 2009 ISBN:
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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!

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About the Author

H. G. Wells (1866–1946), born in Bromley, Kent, England, was apprenticed to a drygoodsman and a druggist before he made his way to the Royal College of Science where he studied biology. Known as the father of science fiction, he was also a prolific writer in other genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary. As a spokesman for progress and peace, his middle period novels (1900–1920) were more realistic and covered lower-middle-class life, suffrage, and the emergence of feminist ideals that pushed against the limits set by male-dominated society.

About the Narrator

David Ian Davies is a product of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. Emigrating to California early in life, he did many Shakespearean plays at the Globe and other theaters in Hollywood. He has been devoted to voice-over work for many years.