The World Set Free

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: H. G. Wells

Narrated By: Bill Boerst

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2011

Duration: 8 hours 6 minutes

Summary:

Radioactive decay is a major theme in the novel The World Set Free, published in 1914. Wells explores what might happen if the rate of decay could be sped up. The book may have encouraged scientists to explore theories of nuclear chain reaction. It also served as a vehicle for Wells to develop his ideas on survival of the human race.

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