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Just Listen Podcast: The Red Room

An English writer nominated for the Nobel Prize in literature four times, H.G. Wells was prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, works of social commentary, satire, biography and autobiography, including even two books on war games. He is now best remembered for his science fiction novels and is often called the Father of Science Fiction, along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback, publisher of the first science fiction magazine.

In “The Red Room,” an overly confident visitor seeks to square off against the powerful superstitions of an ancient hour by entering a room with a horrible reputation.