H.G. Wells


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    Horror

    Aug-2015

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2015

    Star Begotten is a 1937 novel by H. G. Wells. It tells the story of a series of men who conjecture upon the possibility of the human race being altered by Martians to replace their own dying planet. The protagonist of the story Joseph Davis, who is a...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2015

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-2015

    The world is delighted when a space craft containing a crew made up of the world's astronauts lands on the moon, they think for the first time. But the delight turns to shock when the astronauts discover an old British flag and a document declaring t...

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    Horror

    Nov-2014

    Don't you believe that classic horror should be given the same attentive treatment that mainstream literature gets from artists, critics, and publishers? Don't you believe that the world's best supernatural fiction, horror fiction, and weird tales de...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2014

    H. G. Wells was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction. His writing career spanned more than sixty years, and his early science fiction novels earned him the title (along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback) of "The Father of Science Ficti...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2014

    No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns t...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

    The motor-car entered a little white gate, came to a porch under a thick wig of jasmine, and stopped. The chauffeur indicated by a movement of the head that this at last was it. A tall young woman with a big soft mouth, great masses of blue-black hai...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2014

    "Hole " said Mr. Polly, and then for a change, and with greatly increased emphasis: "'Ole " He paused, and then broke out with one of his private and peculiar idioms. "Oh Beastly Silly Wheeze of a Hole " He was sitting on a stile between two threadb...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-2014

    In the Days of the Comet (1906) is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells in which humanity is "exalted" when a comet causes "the nitrogen of the air, the old azote," to "change out of itself" and become "a respirable gas, differing indeed from oxyge...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Aug-2014

    The stranger came early in February, one wintry day, through a biting wind and a driving snow, the last snowfall of the year, over the down, walking from Bramblehurst railway station, and carrying a little black portmanteau in his thickly gloved hand...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2014

    This book is in all probability the last of a series of writings, of which-disregarding certain earlier disconnected essays-my Anticipations was the beginning. Originally I intended Anticipations to be my sole digression from my art or trade (or what...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2014

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    Action Adventure

    Aug-2014

    The War in the Air, a novel by H. G. Wells written in four months in 1907 and serialised and published in 1908 in The Pall Mall Magazine, is like many of Wells's works notable for its prophetic ideas, images, and concepts-in this case, the use of the...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2014

    Although H. G. Wells is best known for his science fiction stories he wrote in many genres including history, and social commentaries. The Wheels of Chance was written when the bicycle was beginning to become very popular (1890 -1905) and saw bicycle...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-2014

    Herbert George Wells known as H. G. Wells, was a prolific English writer in many genres, including the novel, history, politics, and social commentary, and textbooks and rules for war games. He is now best remembered for his science fiction novels, a...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-2014

    THE WORLD SET FREE was written in 1913 and published early in 1914, and it is the latest of a series of three fantasias of possibility, stories which all turn on the possible developments in the future of some contemporary force or group of forces. T...

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-2014

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-2014

    Two scientists, Bensington and Redwood, conduct research into the growth process of living things. The result is a chemical foodstuff (which they name Herakleophorbia IV) that accelerates and extends the process past its normal cycle. Setting up an e...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2014

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2014

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    Horror

    Jun-2014

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    Thriller

    Jun-2014

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2014

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    General Fiction

    May-2014

    The present outlook of human affairs is one that admits of broad generalizations and that seems to require broad generalizations. We are in one of those phases of experience which become cardinal in history. A series of immense and tragic events have...

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    Science Fiction

    May-2014

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    Mr. Hinchcliff looked up, hearing imperfectly. He had been lost in the rapt contemplation of the college cap tied by a string to his portmanteau handles-the outward and visible sign of his newly-gained pedagogic position-in the rapt appreciation of t...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    One saw Monson's Flying Machine from the windows of the trains passing either along the South-Western main line or along the line between Wimbledon and Worcester Park, -to be more exact, one saw the huge scaffoldings which limited the flight of the a...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    There was once a little man whose mother made him a beautiful suit of clothes. It was green and gold, and woven so that I cannot describe how delicate and fine it was, and there was a tie of orange fluffiness that tied up under his chin. And the butt...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    "Tea, dear," said Mrs. Winslow, opening the door with the glass window and the white blind that communicated with the parlour. "One minute," said Winslow, and began unlocking the desk. An irritable old gentleman, very hot and red about the face, and ...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    It will lead into my subject most conveniently to contrast and separate two divergent types of mind, types which are to be distinguished chiefly by their attitude toward time, and more particularly by the relative importance they attach and the relat...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    Recently I set myself to put down what I believe. I did this with no idea of making a book, but at the suggestion of a friend and to interest a number of friends with whom I was associated. We were all, we found, extremely uncertain in our outlook up...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    The Ethnologist looked at the bhimraj feather thoughtfully. "They seemed loth to part with it," he said. "It is sacred to the Chiefs," said the lieutenant; "just as yellow silk, you know, is sacred to the Chinese Emperor." The Ethnologist did not ans...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    " ...]unity which produced Christianity, was a persistent but unsuccessful attempt to get these two different ideas of God into one focus. It was an attempt to make the God of Nature accessible and the God of the Heart invincible, to bring the former...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    This book sets out as forcibly and exactly as possible the religious belief of the writer. That belief is not orthodox Christianity; it is not, indeed, Christianity at all; its core nevertheless is a profound belief in a personal and intimate God. Th...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    It is a moot point whether burglary is to be considered as a sport, a trade, or an art. For a trade, the technique is scarcely rigid enough, and its claims to be considered an art are vitiated by the mercenary element that qualifies its triumphs. On ...

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    Literary

    Mar-2014

    Mr Polly is an ordinary middle-aged man who is tired of his wife's nagging and his dreary job as the owner of a regional gentleman's outfitters. Faced with the threat of bankruptcy, he concludes that the only way to escape his frustrating existence i...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    The lieutenant made no answer, but resumed his pine splinter. The object of their conversation was a huge ball of steel, having an exterior diameter of perhaps nine feet. It looked like the shot for some Titanic piece of artillery. It was elaborately...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    Aubrey Vair lived in a little red villa with a lawn at the back and a view of the Downs behind Reigate. He lived upon discreet investment eked out by literary work. His wife was handsome, sweet, and gentle, and-such is the tender humility of good mar...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Mar-2014

    "Cavendish Academy," the school that had won the limited choice of Kipps' vanished mother, was established in a battered private house in the part of Hastings remotest from the sea; it was called an Academy for Young Gentlemen, and many of the young ...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    "My uncle," said the man with the glass eye, "was what you might call a hemi-semi-demi millionaire. He was worth about a hundred and twenty thousand. Quite. And he left me all his money." I glanced at the shiny sleeve of his coat, and my eye travelle...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    There was once a little man whose mother made him a beautiful suit of clothes. It was green and gold and woven so that I cannot describe how delicate and fine it was, and there was a tie of orange fluffiness that tied up under his chin. And the butto...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    "You can't be TOO careful WHO you marry," said Mr. Brisher, and pulled thoughtfully with a fat-wristed hand at the lank moustache that hides his want of chin. "That's why-" I ventured. "Yes," said Mr. Brisher, with a solemn light in his bleary, blue-...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    It was in a swampy village on the lagoon river behind the Turner Peninsula that Pollock's first encounter with the Porroh man occurred. The women of that country are famous for their good looks-they are Gallinas with a dash of European blood that dat...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    I was-you shall hear immediately why I am not now-Egbert Craddock Cummins. The name remains. I am still (Heaven help me ) Dramatic Critic to the Fiery Cross. What I shall be in a little while I do not know. I write in great trouble and confusion of m...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    Mr. Bessel was the senior partner in the firm of Bessel, Hart, and Brown, of St. Paul's Churchyard, and for many years he was well known among those interested in psychical research as a liberal-minded and conscientious investigator. He was an unmarr...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    The excellent Mr. Morris was an Englishman, and he lived in the days of Queen Victoria the Good. He was a prosperous and very sensible man; he read the Times and went to church, and as he grew towards middle age an expression of quiet contented conte...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    Clearly ahead of his time, H. G. Wells gave his great gifts to the world with his classic science fiction works, including this short story. "A Story of the Stone Age," takes the reader on an adventure of the past. Enjoy Well's amazing imagination as...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    After his legs were set, they carried Bailey into the study and put him on a couch before the open window. There he lay, a live-even a feverish man down to the loins, and below that a double-barrelled mummy swathed in white wrappings. He tried to rea...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2013

    'A Modern Utopia' was first published in 1905, and tells the tale of H G Wells and a botanist friend holidaying in the Swiss Alps. By chance they enter a portal that transports them to a planet beyond Sirius that is geographically identical to earth ...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-2013

    The book's protagonist is an English scientist and gentleman inventor living in Richmond, Surrey in Victorian England, and identified by a narrator simply as the Time Traveller. The narrator recounts the Traveller's lecture to his weekly dinner guest...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2013

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-2013

    Leading global scientists, military, archeologists, hunters, and treasure explorers uncover a fifteen-mile alien artifact, from beyond reality, after it has been buried away for millions of years on a lost desolate Pacific island, in an immense crate...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2012

    The man with the white face entered the carriage at Rugby. He moved slowly in spite of the urgency of his porter, and even while he was still on the platform I noted how ill he seemed. He dropped into the corner over against me with a sigh, made an i...

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    Science Fiction

    May-2012

    A new spectacular potential blockbuster sci-fi/horror adventure classic, and sequel to The Alien Artifact Scientists, military, archeologists, and explorers uncover a fifteen-mile alien artifact, from beyond reality, after it has been buried away fo...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-2012

    A new 21st century movie-style sci-fi adventure classic An entity/transcendent in an alien artifact from beyond space and time crashes into the Earth, and explorers uncover the ancient alien artifact after it has been buried away for millions of yea...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-2011

    A new 21st century sci-fi adventure classic, with two novelettes about the discoveries of alien artifacts, and explorers being accidentally taken beyond the boundaries of space and time, with them being marooned and racing to escape. The 1st is of th...

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    Horror

    Sep-2011

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    Mystery

    Aug-2011

    For centuries a secret chamber is buried away at Grovnor Castle, with something unearthly inside, waiting to be revived - haunting the place, and opening gateways - going beyond the universe. Unexplainable legends of the place are told through genera...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2011

    This collection chronicles the fiction and non fiction classics by the greatest writers the world has ever known. The inclusion of both popular as well as overlooked pieces is pivotal to providing a broad and representative collection of classic work...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2010

    A new mind-bending sci-fi/adventure thriller, with two novelettes of ancient alien artifacts that explorers uncover, and of them taking them beyond space and time, with them marooned and racing to escape. Scientists uncover a pulsating alien sphere o...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2010

    A twenty-first century mind-bending sci-fi adventure classic, with two novelettes on the discovery of alien artifacts, which lead to voyages beyond the boundaries of space and time, with the explorers marooned and racing to escape. An entity/life for...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2010

    Treasure is buried away for centuries in a secret chamber. The only clues to its whereabouts are an ancient riddle: where the last dwell, the markings on a tomb, and legends of treasure, of ancient curses, and of hauntings by witches passed down thro...

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    Mystery

    Oct-2010

    A potential blockbuster action adventure thriller of an ultimate 21st century global terrorist situation, with global terrorists acquiring a mass of atomic weapons The assault and execution of an atomic explosion at a South Pacific military base, th...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-2010

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2010

    The first and greatest modern portrayal of time travel When a Victorian scientist propels himself thousands of years into the future, he finds peace and beauty -- and the Eloi, a gentle elfin species descended from man who fear the Morlocks, a si...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-2009

    This short novel of 1895 tells the story of a fallen angel who arrives in an English village one night, and faces the struggle of adapting to everyday life. His purity makes him disliked by the other villagers, but the longer he stays on earth, the m...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-2008

    Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 - 13 August 1946), better known as H. G. Wells, was an English writer most famous today for the science fiction novels he published between 1895 and 1901: The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invi...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-2008

    H.G. Wells: Complete Short Story Collection is a anthology of works by the father of the science fiction genre. This selection includes 49 classic short stories from the father of the Science Fiction genre author H.G. Wells. Selections included in th...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2008

    This volume contains H. G. Wells s 1932 novel, "The Bulpington of Blup." It is an analysis of the psychological origins of opposition to Wellsian ideology, and was heavily influenced by the author s relationship with Carl Jung and his seminal ideas. ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    "Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island" is a 1928 novel by H. G. Wells. It tells the story of Arnold Blettsworthy who, after being betrayed by a business partner, is advised to go travelling in an attempt to recover from his severe disillusionment. Howe...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    This volume contains H. G. Wells's 1928 work, "The Open Conspiracy: Blue Prints for a World Revolution." Wells describes the book as a scheme to thrust forward and establish a human control over the destinies of life and liberate it from its present ...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2008

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...

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    General Fiction

    May-2008

    This vintage book comprises H. G. Wells 1925 novel, "Christina Alberta s Father." The story is set in London and begins as an ostensibly light-hearted novel that concentrates on the flaws of the class system. However, Wells soon begins analysing asyl...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-2008

    H G wells wrote both fiction and non-fiction. He worked in many genres including novels, history, and social commentaries. Wells was a leading socialist. Anticipations is a comprehensive study of the future developments in the history of predictive w...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2007

    The telephone bell rings with the petulant persistence that marks a trunk call, and I go in from some ineffectual gymnastics on the lawn to deal with the irruption. There is the usual trouble in connecting up, minute voices in Folkestone and Dover an...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2007

    Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine (1888), The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), The War of the Worlds (1897), The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance (1897) and The Firs...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2007

    In the latter half of 1914 a few of us were writing that this war was a "War of Ideas." A phrase, "The War to end War," got into circulation, amidst much sceptical comment. It was a phrase powerful enough to sway many men, essentially pacifists, towa...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2007

    An evening of dinner and light conversation turned into a discussion of math and science. Soon, our host was showing us his latest contraption a machine to travel in time. He promised to return the following week with a story of his adventures. Will ...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2007

    Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) was an English writer best known for such novels as "The Time Machine," "The War of the Worlds," "The Invisible Man," and "The Island of Doctor Moreau." He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and pr...

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    General Fiction

    May-2007

    Things to Come is the 1936 release of London Films, produced from the 1935 film story by H G Wells. This book includes more than 100 illustrations, most of them publicity stills that are all the more relevant because Wells, for a script writer, had u...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2007

    "In the Fourth Year" is a collection of essays written by H. G. Wells concerning the problem of achieving lasting peace at the end of World War One. They mainly deal with stratagems for the League of Nations and discussions of post-war politics, and ...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2006

    This volume contains the two last works by HG Wells. Nearing the end of his life, increasingly distressed over the war, Wells deals with death and apocalypse, mortality and religion, and with human insufficiency. "Mind at the End of its Tether" One ...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2005

    This book contains the complete novels: "The War of the Worlds, The First Men on the Moon "and "When the Sleeper Wakes." Also included are a variety of short stories, including the noted "The Country of the Blind, The Empire of the Ants, The Valley o...

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-2004

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2004

    1922. English novelist, journalist, sociologist, and historian, famous for his works of science fiction, Wells's best-known books are The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The War Of The Worlds. The Secret Places of the Heart begins: The maid was a...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2004

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2004

    The Country of the Blind and Other Stories brings together thirty-three of H. G. Wells' science fiction and fantasy short stories which were previously published separately in a variety of periodicals. The title refers to one of Wells' most popular s...

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    General Fiction

    May-2003

    The Action Classics: War of the Worlds book, by authors H.G. Wells and Christopher McGlothlin, M.Ed., is based on the original science-fiction classic novel by H.G. Wells. The book includes both the complete text of the original novel by H.G. Wells,...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2002

    Stephen Wilbeck leads a carefree life. Flitting between Paris and London, New York and Torquèstol, he has plenty of time to enjoy the finer things of life, and to observe the people that pass him by. His only tie is to the lovely Dolores - a woman t...

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-2002

    Rowland Palace was a success story – an outstanding scholar, he had gained renown for his worthy opinions even before he came down from Cambridge. It was only a matter of time before his first book was published, and then on to bigger and better th...

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    Literary

    Mar-2002

    Man Who Could Work Miracles is a film, ostensibly a comedy, that H.G. Wells (1866-1946) scripted late in life for London Film Productions. The present volume is a literary text of the scenario and dialogue published in advance of the movie's release ...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-2001

    "From nearly two hundred centres, and every week added to their number, roared the unquenchable crimson conflagrations of the atomic bombs. The flimsy fabric of the world's credit had vanished, industry was completed disorganised, and every city, eve...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2000

    This book contains H. G. Wells s 1922 non-fiction historic work, "A Short History of the World." It constitutes a comprehensive summary of contemporary scientific knowledge concerning the history of life on Earth - that starts with its origins and go...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1961

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    Science Fiction

    1899

    Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - One afternoon, at low water, Mr. Isbister, a young artist lodging at Boscastle, walked...

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    Science Fiction

    1898

    Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title offering c...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1897

    The Invisible Man is an 1897 science fiction novella by H.G. Wells. Wells' novel was originally serialised in Pearson's Magazine in 1897, and published as a novel the same year. The Invisible Man of the title is Griffin, a scientist who theorises tha...

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    Science Fiction

    1897

    Who is this mysterious stranger? Why is he wrapped in bandages from head to toe? Ever since he arrived in town, strange and terrible things have been happening. Is he responsible? No one knows the horrible truth -- the man is invisible! ...

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    General Fiction

    ""The art of ignoring is one of the accomplishments of every well-bred girl, so carefully instilled that at last she can even ignore her own thoughts and her own knowledge."" One Wednesday afternoon in late September, Ann Veronica Stanley came down f...

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    General Fiction

    Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine (1888), The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), The War of the Worlds (1897), The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance (1897) and The Firs...

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    General Fiction

    Bealby was a small boy, the stepson of the gardener at Shonts, who is elevated to the position of steward's assistant. But Bealby declines to be a "blooming servant" and runs away, toppling over in the process the Lord chancellor of England, who appe...

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    General Fiction

    This brief story begins with a third-person account of the arrival of a mysterious inventor to the peaceful Welsh town of Llyddwdd. Dr. Nebogipfel takes up residence in a house sorely neglected after the deaths of its former inhabitants. The main bul...

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    General Fiction

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    General Fiction

    The Country of the Blind and Other Stories is a collection of thirty-three fantasy and science fiction short stories written by the English author H. G. Wells between 1894 and 1909. The title of this collection refers to one of Wells's best known sho...

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    Fantasy

    Something is horribly wrong in the remote English village of Cainsmarsh. An elderly woman stiffens in dread at her own shadow; a terrified farmer murders a scarecrow; food prepared by others is eyed with suspicion; family pets are bludgeoned to death...

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    Science Fiction

    There was, until a year ago, a little and very grimy-looking shop near Seven Dials, over which, in weather-worn yellow lettering, the name of "C. Cave, Naturalist and Dealer in Antiquities," was inscribed. The contents of its window were curiously va...

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    General Fiction

    The Discovery of the Future is a philosophical lecture by H. G. Wells that argues for the knowability of the future. It was originally delivered to the Royal Institution on January 24, 1902. Before appearing in book form. Wells begins by distinguishi...

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    General Fiction

    The Door in the Wall, considered by both readers and critics, to be Wells's finest tale, examines an issue to which Wells returned repeatedly in his writing: the contrast between aesthetics and science and the difficulty of choosing between them. Thi...

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    General Fiction

    A Dream of Armageddon is a short story by H. G. Wells. Herbert George "H. G." Wells (21 September 1866 - 13 August 1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genr...

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    General Fiction

    When Captain Gerilleau received instructions to take his new gunboat, the Benjamin Constant, to Badama on the Batemo arm of the Guaramadema and there assist the inhabitants against a plague of ants, he suspected the authorities of mockery. His promot...

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    General Fiction

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    Science Fiction

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    Literary

    Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine (1888), The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), The War of the Worlds (1897), The Invisible Man: A Grotesque Romance (1897) and The Firs...

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    Science Fiction

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    General Fiction

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    Science Fiction

    H. G. Wells is well-known for his science fiction stories, from War of the Worlds to The Invisible Man, but he also wrote supernatural tales and strange fantasies. The stories run from the horrific to the humorous, including ghosts, curses, miracles,...

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    Science Fiction

    A comet rushes toward the earth, a deadly, glowing orb that soon fills the sky and promises doom. But mankind is too busy hating, stealing, scheming, and killing to care. As luminous green trails of cosmic dust and vapor stream across the heavens, bl...

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    Science Fiction

    ON February the First 1887, the Lady Vain was lost by collision with a derelict when about the latitude 1 S. and longitude 107 W. On January the Fifth, 1888-that is eleven months and four days after-my uncle, Edward Prendick, a private gentleman, who...

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    Herbert George Wells (1866-1946), known by his pen name H. G. Wells, was an English author, best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was an outspoken socialist and a pacifist; his later works becoming increasingly political and didact...

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    Young Artie Kipps is desperate to escape the world of retail trade. Embarking on self-improvement, he allows first a lady and then an unexpected legacy to turn his head and ruin him. But the rum paradoxically manages to save him. H.G. Wells pokes fun...

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    Mr Kipps was a simple man. An assistant in Shalford's drapery establishment, his was a straightforward, uncomplicated life. But to this, he added layer upon layer of pretence until he had become an entirely new creation - and one that could rightly r...

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    But first let it be noted in passing that there were prehistoric "Little Wars." This is no new thing, no crude novelty; but a thing tested by time, ancient and ripe in its essentials for all its perennial freshness-like spring. There was a Someone wh...

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    Clearly ahead of his time, H. G. Wells gave his great gifts to the world with his classic works, including this short story. "The Man Who Could Work Miracles," gives the reader a fantastic tale of phenomena. Enjoy Well's amazing imagination as you di...

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    It may save misunderstanding if a word or so be said here of the aim and scope of this book. It is written in relation to a previous work, Anticipations, Footnote: Published by Harper Bros.] and together with that and a small pamphlet, "The Discover...

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    When it came to holy matrimony, writer H.G. Wells had a rather interesting personal history. He married his first cousin, soon left her for one of his students, and then had multiple affairs (and children) with important female thinkers and writers o...

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    "Men Like Gods" is a 1922 novel written by H. G. Wells. It features a utopian parallel universe. The hero of the novel, Mr. Barnstaple, is a depressive journalist in the newspaper "The Liberal." At the beginning of the story, Mr. Barnstaple, as well...

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    The Utopia of a modern dreamer must needs differ in one fundamental aspect from the Nowheres and Utopias men planned before Darwin quickened the thought of the world. Those were all perfect and static States, a balance of happiness won for ever again...

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    Set in the summer of 1914 the main hero, Mr britling, is an eccentric writer whose days are spent at luxurious house parties with loads of International guests. He spends his days eating, drinking and traveling to meet up his mistress. However, cloud...

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    " ...]42.5 per cent, were "passably clean, for boys," and only "12 per cent. clean above the average." Eleven per cent. verminous; think what it means Think what the homes must be like from which these poor little wretches come Better, perhaps, tha...

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    Herbert George Wells (1866-1946), an English writer best known for science fiction novels, was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction. He produced works in many genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary....

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    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scannin...

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    The Sea Lady is a novel involving a mermaid who comes ashore in Edwardian England. Based on past knowledge gleaned from literature cast into the sea, and with the help of newly made human friends, she attempts to become part of well-mannered society....

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    The Sea Lady is a novel written by H. G. Wells. It was serialized from July to December 1901 in Pearson's Magazine before being published in book form in 1902. The story involves a mermaid who comes ashore in Edwardian England. Based on past knowledg...

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    This uncle of mine, you must understand, having attained-by the purest accident-some trifles of distinction and a certain affluence in South Africa, came over at the earliest opportunity to London to be photographed and lionised. He took to fame easi...

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    A prescient look at humankind's futureWhen a diplomat dies in the 1930s, he leaves behind a book of "dream visions" he has been experiencing, detailing events that will occur on Earth for the next 200 years. This fictional account of the future (simi...

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    "What is really the matter here-the matter with you that is-is a disorganization of your tests of reality..... E]very living being lives in a state not differing essentially from a state of hallucination concerning the things about it. Truth, essent...

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    In his 1898 War of the Worlds, H. G. Wells imagined aliens from Mars descending to Earth with violent intentions. In Star Begotten, first published in 1937, the suspicion arises that the Martians may have returned this time using cosmic rays to alter...

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    Wells touches gently on time travel as a notion, but mostly The Time Machine is about the terminal future he sees for mankind: His nameless time traveler ventures to the world that will be 802,701 A.D., And there he finds mankind divided among the El...

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    Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) was an English writer best known for such novels as "The Time Machine," "The War of the Worlds," "The Invisible Man," and "The Island of Doctor Moreau." He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and pr...

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    The Creator determines and conceals the aim of the game, and it is never clear whether the purpose of the adversary is to defeat or to assist him in his unfathomable project. Apparently, the adversary cannot win, but also he cannot lose so long as he...

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    Towards mid-day the three pursuers came abruptly round a bend in the torrent bed upon the sight of a very broad and spacious valley. The difficult and winding trench of pebbles along which they had tracked the fugitives for so long expanded to a broa...

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    The mountain warfare of Italy is extraordinarily unlike that upon any other front. From the Isonzo to the Swiss frontier we are dealing with high mountains, cut by deep valleys between which there is usually no practicable lateral communication. Each...

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    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    It was on the first day of the new year that the announcement was made, almost simultaneously from three observatories, that the motion of the planet Neptune, the outermost of all the planets that wheel about the sun, had become very erratic. Ogilvy ...

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