Certain Personal Matters

H. G. WELLS (1866 - 1946)

Although best known for his works of science fiction, social commentary and history, H.G. Wells here gives us humorous and light-hearted pieces on a wide variety of intriguing topics from chess to death. Each essay is a gem of wit and delight. - Summary by Larry Wilson

Genre(s): Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Thoughts on Cheapness and My Aunt Charlotte Foon
00:10:19
Play 02 The Trouble of Life Larry Wilson
00:13:30
Play 03 On the Choice of a Wife Foon
00:08:47
Play 04 The House of Di Sorno D. Wood
00:10:18
Play 05 Of Conversation Scotty Smith
00:11:31
Play 06 In a Literary Household Graham Scott
00:08:40
Play 07 On Schooling and the Phases of Mr. Sandsome Elisabeth
00:13:43
Play 08 The Poet and the Emporium Graham Scott
00:10:01
Play 09 The Language of Flowers Graham Scott
00:09:12
Play 10 The Literary Regimen Graham Scott
00:09:36
Play 11 House-Hunting as an Outdoor Amusement Greg Giordano
00:11:15
Play 12 Of Blades and Bladery Greg Giordano
00:09:48
Play 13 Of Cleverness Greg Giordano
00:09:35
Play 14 The Pose Novel GentleJim
00:09:20
Play 15 The Veteran Cricketer Graham Scott
00:10:56
Play 16 Concerning a Certain Lady Greg Giordano
00:10:50
Play 17 The Shopman Jordan Khoriaty
00:08:16
Play 18 The Book of Curses Graham Scott
00:10:06
Play 19 Dunstone’s Dear Lady Graham Scott
00:08:40
Play 20 Euphemia’s New Entertainment Greg Giordano
00:07:47
Play 21 For Freedom of Spelling Foon
00:11:58
Play 22 Incidental Thoughts on a Bald Head Greg Giordano
00:09:03
Play 23 Of a Book Unwritten D. Wood
00:14:56
Play 24 The Extinction of Man Greg Giordano
00:12:05
Play 25 The Writing of Essays Larry Wilson
00:07:21
Play 26 The Parkes Museum Greg Giordano
00:09:01
Play 27 Bleak March in Epping Forest Rowan Etzel
00:07:30
Play 28 The Theory of Quotation Greg Giordano
00:07:00
Play 29 Of the Art of Staying at the Seaside Graham Scott
00:10:47
Play 30 Concerning Chess Larry Wilson
00:10:22
Play 31 The Coal-Scuttle Graham Scott
00:10:25
Play 32 Bagarrow Keir
00:11:09
Play 33 The Book of Essays Dedicatory D. Wood
00:05:55
Play 34 Through a Microscope Rowan Etzel
00:09:27
Play 35 The Pleasure of Quarrelling Greg Giordano
00:11:30
Play 36 The Amateur Nature-Lover Christopher Lawson
00:10:30
Play 37 From an Observatory Jordan Khoriaty
00:05:24
Play 38 The Mode in Monuments GentleJim
00:10:24
Play 39 How I Died Larry Wilson
00:06:33