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The Strange Orchid by H.G. Wells

The Strange Orchid

by H.G. Wells

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Unabridged Edition
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2 Hrs. 30 Min.


Speculative novelist H.G. Wells wrote engaging short fiction dealing with the strange, the unsettling, and the unknown. Here, Ralph Cosham lends his narrative expertise to 5 classic tales. "The Strange Orchid" concerns a horticulturist who must contend with the macabre appetites of an exotic orchid. "The Truth About Pyecraft" explains why an overbearing fat man wears lead underwear. "The Man Who Could Work Miracles" recounts the problems with defying nature. "The Purple Pileus" deals with a life-altering fungus. Finally, in "Aepyornis Island," a man has a special relationship with a prehistoric bird.

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  • Published: 1993
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T003596
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