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The World Set Free (version 2)

H. G. Wells

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Description:

Radioactive decay is a major theme in the novel The World Set Free, published in 1914. Wells explores what might happen if the rate of decay could be sped up. The book may have encouraged scientists to explore theories of nuclear chain reaction. It also served as a vehicle for Wells to develop his ideas on survival of the human race. (Summary by Bill Boerst)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

8h 4m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

40:45


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

55:06


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

43:32


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

41:57


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

46:39


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

41:03


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

51:12


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

40:34


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

40:54


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

39:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

43:17