H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Volume 1

H.G. Wells: The Science Fiction Volume 1

by H. G. Wells


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Combining the scientist's analytical view, the historian's sense of destiny, the novelist's vivid feel for everyday life, and the artist's limitless imagination, H.G. Wells crafted impressive fantasies—and the most exciting works of 20th century science fiction. Representing the four of his most unforgettable masterpiece are: The Time Machine, The Island of Dr. Moreau, The War of the Worlds, and The First Men in the Moon.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842126387
Publisher: Phoenix Press
Publication date: 10/28/2002
Series: Phoenix Press Series
Pages: 640
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.16(h) x 1.48(d)

About the Author

H.G. Wells (1866-1946) published his first novel, The Time Machine, to critical and popular acclaim in 1895. Socially progressive and visionary in intellect, he became one of the most prolific writers of his generation. Through books like The Invisible Man and War of the Worlds, he explored a wide variety of social, philosophical, and political ideas through the medium of what we now call science fiction.

Date of Birth:

September 21, 1866

Date of Death:

August 13, 1946

Place of Birth:

Bromley, Kent, England

Place of Death:

London, England


Normal School of Science, London, England

Table of Contents

The Time Machine1
The Island of Doctor Moreau73
The War of The Worlds179
The First Men in the Moon321

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