The first Spoken Ink collection of 15 superb short stories by H.G. Wells, who was a master of the form. Humour and wit abound inhis writing, as does sharp social observation. A scientist shows anunusually interested stranger a deadly cholera bacillus he isdeveloping in The Stolen Bacillus, The owner of fiveostriches being transported on a ship to Europe (one of which hasswallowed a valuable diamond) holds an auction of four of them inA Deal in Ostriches. A scarred sailor tells his story ofbeing cast away on a desert island with a miraculously preservedegg of the extinct giant Aepyornis bird, in AepyornisIsland. Then the egg hatches... A hilarious story of a terribleand bitter feud between scientists in The Moth. These andmany more brilliantly entertaining stories in this unique audiocollection.
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