Out Today: David Tennant Reads War Of The Worlds For H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Collection

David Tennant is one of the readers for a new audiobook collection of classic novels by 'The Father of Science Fiction,' H.G. Wells. Available from today through Audible, H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Collection includes five of Wells' sci-fi novels read by David, Hugh Bonneville, Sophie Okonedo, Jason Isaacs and Alexander Vlahos. The collection is introdiced by actor and film director Eli Roth. 

The Time Machine
Narrated by Hugh Bonneville
Transported to the year AD 802,701, the Time Traveller encounters the peaceful Eloi, a beautiful elfin race of childlike adults afraid of the dark, and with good reason. Beneath the earth's surface live the Morlocks; apish troglodytes who torment the Eloi. When the time machine is stolen, the Time Traveller must enter Morlock territory if he ever hopes to return home.  

The War of the Worlds
Narrated by David Tennant
When Earth is invaded by Martians in great mechanical tripods, terror ensues. They are equipped with heat-rays and poisonous black gas, intent on wiping out the human race. During the destruction, one man's story details the monstrous invasion, and his struggle to find his wife in the devastation.  

The Invisible Man
Narrated by Sophie Okonedo
When a strange man takes shelter at an inn, his skin covered from head to toe in bandages, he causes distrust. Griffin, a scientist, reveals that he has successfully managed to turn himself invisible, but alas without a way of undoing it. Desperate for a cure, his ailment drives him to many sinister actions, including murder.  

The Island of Dr Moreau
Narrated by Jason Isaacs
Edward Prendick, the single survivor of a shipwreck, is rescued by Montgomery in a vessel carrying a menagerie of savage animals. Taken to an uncharted island, he meets Dr. Moreau - a brilliant scientist whose notorious experiments have caused him to abandon the civilised world. It soon becomes clear he has been developing these experiments - with truly horrific results. 

The First Men in the Moon
Narrated by Alexander Vlahos
A chance meeting between penniless businessman Mr Bedford and absent-minded scientist Dr Cavor leads the two on a fantastical journey to the moon. However, they are unprepared for what they find: freezing nights, boiling days and sinister alien life. Will they be trapped forever?