H.G. Wells

H. G. Wells (Herbert George Wells) was born on 21 September 1866 in Kent, England. He was a famous author who wrote fiction and non-fiction novels. He is best known for his Science fiction novels, including The Invisible Man, The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds. Because of these works he is sometimes called “The Father of Science Fiction”. A lot of his books were made into films, including The Invisible Man. There is also a Macmillan Reader about this story.

Invisible-Man-with-CD-cover-667x1024The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man is a classic story written by H.G. Wells and has been adapted for Pre-intermediate level readers. The story is about a mysterious stranger who arrives in a small English village, wearing clothes that cover his whole body, and even his face. The stranger turns out to be a scientist, but what is he trying to hide?

Available with and without audio CD.

Love Stories‘The Jilting of Jane’ in Love Stories

The Jilting of Jane:
Jane, a servant girl, has suddenly become quiet and serious. She has been jilted by her young man, William, to whom she’s been engaged to be married for three years. She decides to take revenge.

The collection:
The Love Stories Collection of six stories explores a variety of perspectives on the themes of love over the last century and includes short stories by: D. H. Lawrence, Katherine Mansfield, Graham Green, H. G. Wells, H. E. Bates, F. Scott Fitzgerald