Select Conversations with an Uncle (Now Extinct) and Two Other Reminiscences

H. G. WELLS (1866 - 1946)

Select Conversations with an Uncle, published in 1895, was H.G. Wells's first literary publication in book form. It consists of reports of twelve conversations between a fictional witty uncle who has returned to London from South Africa with "a certain affluence," as well as two other conversations (one on aestheticism that takes place in a train, titled "A Misunderstood Artist," and another on physiognomy, titled "The Man with a Nose") - Summary by Wikipedia

Genre(s): Humorous Fiction, Published 1800 -1900, Essays & Short Works

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Prefatory Graham Scott
00:01:57
Play 01 Of conversation and the anatomy of fashion Graham Scott
00:09:58
Play 02 The theory of the perpetual discomfort of humanity Graham Scott
00:07:45
Play 03 The use of ideals Graham Scott
00:06:23
Play 04 The art of being photographed Graham Scott
00:10:51
Play 05 Bagshot's mural decorations Graham Scott
00:09:30
Play 06 On social music Greg Giordano
00:07:18
Play 07 The joys of being engaged Greg Giordano
00:11:01
Play 08 La belle dame sans merci - a rhapsody Timur Khamzin
00:13:58
Play 09 On a tricycle Greg Giordano
00:11:36
Play 10 An unsuspected masterpiece (authoress unknown) Greg Giordano
00:08:44
Play 11 The great change Colleen McMahon
00:06:42
Play 12 The pains of marriage Colleen McMahon
00:08:10
Play 13 A misunderstood artist Jake0fTrades
00:09:45
Play 14 The man with a nose Larry Wilson
00:11:00