H.G. Wells


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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

    The only illustrated collection of Wells' horror fiction currently on the market, this anthology begins and closes each story with informed critical commentary and uses crisp and unsettling illustrations to usher its reader into Wells' stark and dang...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

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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

    Title: The War of the Worlds.Publisher: British Library, Historical Print EditionsThe British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom. It is one of the world's largest research libraries holding over 150 million items in all known langu...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

    The protagonist of The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman is Lady Harman, nee Ellen Sawbridge. The moral, emotional, and intellectual conflicts that this tall, sensitive, graceful woman confronts arise in the context of a loveless marriage with Sir Isaac Harma...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-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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    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 oxygen, but ...

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    Romantic Suspense

    Aug-2014

    The Invisible Man is a science fiction novella by H.G. Wells published in 1897. Wells' novel was originally published 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 th...

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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

    Modern psychiatry--a keen-witted egotistic Englishman, a sprightly American girl--delightful companionship through the historic villages of springtime England--and much brilliant discussion ranging over the past and future topics of world-wide signif...

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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

    The Wheels of Chance is an early comic novel by H. G. Wells about an August 1895 cycling holiday, somewhat in the style of Three Men in a Boat. In 1922 it was adapted into a silent film The Wheels of Chance directed by Harold M. Shaw....

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-2014

    Like 'The Time Machine, ' this book may be considered as a further romance of the fourth dimension. 'The Wonderful Visit' was paid by an angel, who by some accident, had got out of the angel into the human world, where his is accidentally shot by a v...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-2014

    The World Set Free is a novel written in 1913 and published in 1914 by H. G. Wells. The book is based on a prediction of nuclear weapons of a more destructive and uncontrollable sort than the world has yet seen. It had appeared first in serialised fo...

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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

    A BBC Radio 3 full-cast dramatization of H. G. Wells pioneering science fiction adventureWells thrilling story of an inventor who travels in time and discovers a nightmarish dystopian future has been adapted several times for television and film. Thi...

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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

    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

    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

    "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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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

    The lieutenant stood in front of the steel sphere and gnawed a piece of pine splinter. "What do you think of it, Steevens?" he asked. "It's an idea," said Steevens, in the tone of one who keeps an open mind. "I believe it will smash-flat," said the l...

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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-grey e...

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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

    This story is of a time beyond the memory of man, before the beginning of history, a time when one might have walked dryshod from France (as we call it now) to England, and when a broad and sluggish Thames flowed through its marshes to meet its fathe...

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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

    A group of men, including the narrator, is listening to the Time Traveller discuss his theory that time is the fourth dimension. The Time Traveller produces a miniature time machine and makes it disappear into thin air. The next week, the guests retu...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2013

    Since I came to this place I have been very restless, wasting my energies in the futile beginning of ill-conceived books. One does not settle down very readily at two and forty to a new way of living, and I have found myself with the teeming interest...

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    H. G. Wells is most famous for his prolific and best-felling science fiction novels, namely 'The Time Machine', 'The Invisible Man', and 'The War Of The Worlds'. Despite this, Wells also wrote in other genres, and often delved into history, social sc...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-2008

    It is proposed in this book to present in as orderly an arrangement as the necessarily diffused nature of the subject admits, certain speculations about the trend of present forces, speculations which, taken all together, will build up an imperfect a...

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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

    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

    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 ANTICIPATIONS OF A WORLD PEACE BY H. G. WELLS Author of Mr. Britling Sees It Through, Italy, France and Britain at War, etc. THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 1918 AH rights T, 1918 BY H. Gr. WELLS Set up and eleetrotyped. Published May, 1918 ...

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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" "On...

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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

    H.G. Wells was so charmed by Maragaret Sanger that he based SECRET PLACES OF THE HEART on his time with her. The novel -- a thinly-veiled autobiography -- depicts an English gentleman, Sir Richard Hardy, who is attempting to sort out his marital prob...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2004

    Twelve Stories and a Dream -- A Dream of Armageddon: That book, he repeated, pointing a lean finger, is about dreams. Dreams tell you nothing. I did not catch his meaning for a second. They don't know, he added. I looked a little more attentively at ...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2004

    " ...] The treasure of Jane's heart appeared to me to be what respectable people call a very deserving young man. "William, ma'am," said Jane one day suddenly, with ill-concealed complacency, as she counted out the beer bottles, "William, ma'am, is a...

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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

    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

    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

    From the author of THE TIME MACHINE comes a different kind of futuristic adventure. Near the end of the nineteenth century, Graham falls into an ageless trance. He awakens at the dawn of the twenty-second century. A Council rules the world. They bega...

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    Science Fiction

    1898

    The night after a shooting star is seen streaking through the sky from Mars, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common in London. At first, naive locals approach the cylinder armed just with a white flag only to be quickly killed by an all-destroyin...

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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

    21, passionate and headstrong, Ann Veronica Stanley is determined to live her own life. When her father forbids her from attending a fashionable ball, she decides to leave home and make a new life in London. There she finds she can be truly free - un...

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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

    1915. 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. In Bealby a Holiday we are introduced to young Bealby...

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    General Fiction

    There is absolutely no deception, sir, said Nebogipfel with the slightest trace of mockery in his voice. "I lay no claim to work in matters spiritual. It is a bona fide mechanical contrivance, a thing emphatically of this sordid world. Excuse me -- j...

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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 final installment in Penguin Classics's landmark H. G. Wells series Although best known for his novels, it was in his early short fiction that H. G. Wells first explored the relationship between the fantastical and everyday. Here horror meets hu...

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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

    The Crystal Egg 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 genres, in...

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    General Fiction

    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

    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

    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

    The Empire of the Ants 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 gen...

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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

    When penniless businessman Mr. Bedford retreats to the Kent coast to write a play, he meets by chance the brilliant Dr. Cavor, an absentminded scientist on the brink of developing a material that blocks gravity. Cavor soon succeeds in his experiments...

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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

    What happens when science tampers with nature? A riveting, cautionary tale with disastrous results reveals the chilling answer.Hoping to create a new growth agent for food with beneficial uses to mankind, two scientists find that the spread of the ma...

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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

    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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