H.G. Wells


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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

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    Mar-2014

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

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    Mar-2014

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    Mar-2014

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    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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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2014

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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

    Feb-2014

    Miss Winchelsea was going to Rome. The matter had filled her mind for a month or more, and had overflowed so abundantly into her conversation that quite a number of people who were not going to Rome, and who were not likely to go to Rome, had made it...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-2013

    A new movie-style potential blockbuster science fiction adventure classic Weird creatures, hideous shapes, mind-bending monsters from the depths of time, with organs and abilities never seen before are uncovered by archeologists from rock, which has...

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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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    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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    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

    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

    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

    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

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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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    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 of Spi...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2004

    That settles it, Pyecraft Since you WILL be abject, since you WILL behave as though I was not a man of honour, here, right under your embedded eyes, I write the thing down--the plain truth about Pyecraft. The man I helped, the man I shielded, and wh...

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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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    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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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1987

    Sarnac is a scientist and a leading figure in the field of chemical reactions of cells. Plagued by a beautiful and terrifying dream he had when he was a young child, he reflects on his early years in an attempt to understand the dream's roots. Howeve...

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    Literary

    1936

    In an English public house, George McWhirter Fotheringay vigorously asserts the impossibility of miracles during an argument. By way of demonstration, Fotheringay commands an oil lamp to flame upside down and it does so, to his own astonishment. His ...

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    General Fiction

    1935

    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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    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

    In The War of the Worlds (1898) H. G. Wells invented the myth of invasion from outer space. Martians land near London, conquering all before them, and ruin the metropolis; the fate of civilization and even of the human race remains in doubt until the...

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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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    Science Fiction

    1896

    H.G. Wells' original tale of horror with accompanying script for dramatic adaptation. In The Island of Doctor Moreau, Wells explores and dramatizes the innate struggle in Man between his animal nature and higher moral aspirations, and sets this again...

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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 fro...

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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 is the story of the escapade of a thirteen-year-old boy when he rebels against his placement as a steward's-room boy in the great house of an estate named Shonts and flees-not, however, before thoroughly upsetting a weekend party where the nou...

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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

    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. It was first published by Thomas Nelson and Sons in 1911. All the st...

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    Fantasy

    This book contains H. G. Wells' 1936 novella, "The Croquet Player." A soul-corrupting evil has invaded the remote English village of Cainsmarsh, infesting the minds of the local residents. An old woman fears her own shadow; a petrified farmer plots t...

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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

    H. G. Wells's short story "The Door in the Wall" was first published in 1911 as part of a collection titled "The Door in the Wall, and Other Stories." The conflict between science and imagination is the major theme of the story, which was enormously ...

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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

    Herbert George Wells, better known as H. G. Wells, was an English writer best known for such science fiction 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 fictio...

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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

    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 - - As I sit down to write here amidst the shadows of vine-leaves under the blue sky of so...

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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

    ""The World's Great Age begins anew, The Golden Years return, The Earth doth like a Snake renew Her Winter Skin outworn: Heaven smiles, and Faiths and Empires gleam Like Wrecks of a Dissolving Dream.""...

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    General Fiction

    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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    General Fiction

    Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain.org.uk This book is found as a ...

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    General Fiction

    In his youth Mr Lewisham thought little of love and much of greatness. But that was before he accompanied the boys to church one Sunday and found that the Frobishers' pew was occupied by an unknown lady....

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    Literary

    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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    General Fiction

    Marriage is a 1912 novel by H. G. Wells. Marriage features two protagonists: Marjorie Pope, the oldest daughter of a carriage manufacturer whose business has been ruined by the advent of the automobile, and R.A.G. Trafford, a physicist specializing i...

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    Science Fiction

    Men Like Gods is a novel written in 1923 by H. G. Wells. It features a utopian parallel universe. Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 - 13 August 1946) was an English author, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a...

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    Science Fiction

    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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    Literary

    Mr. Britling Sees It Through is H.G. Wells' "masterpiece of the wartime experience in England." The novel was published in September 1916. It begins with a lighthearted account of an American visiting England for the first time, but the outbreak of w...

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    General Fiction

    Wells is best remembered for his science fiction novels and is called the father of science fiction, along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback. A Bromstead Rip van Winkle from 1550 returning in 1750 would have found most of the old houses still as he...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    General Fiction

    H. G. Wells is best known for his science fiction, but some of his greatest works were in other genres. The Passionate Friends is a love story. It also is a story about dreams, despair, jealousy, sex, the struggle against social convention, the futur...

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    Horror

    "The Plattner Story and Others" contains seventeen short stories by H. G. Wells. It presents the readers with a variety of classic Wells tales including, "The Plattner Story," a tale of multiple dimensions of time and space; "The Apple and Purple Pil...

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    General Fiction

    For this reason this story has been called The Research Magnificent: It was a real research, it was documented. In the rooms in Westhaven Street that at last were as much as one could call his home, he had accumulated material for -- one hesitates to...

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    General Fiction

    The Sea Lady is a fantasy novel written by H. G. Wells that has some of the aspects of a fable. It was serialized from July to December 1901 in Pearson's Magazine before being published as a volume by Methuen. The inspiration for the novel was Wells'...

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    General Fiction

    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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    Science Fiction

    First published in 1933, "The Shape of Things to Come" is science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells. Within it, world events between 1933 and 2106 are speculated with a single superstate representing the solution to all humanity's problems. A clas...

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    Science Fiction

    Unlike his later, more optimistic works, H G Wells' earlier books display a deep mistrust of science and 'progress'. 'The Sleeper Awakes' is arguably the starkest and most pessimistic of these dystopian novels. It tells the tale of Graham, a chronic ...

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    General Fiction

    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, essenti...

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    Horror

    Included in this volume are The Stolen Bacillus, The Flowering of the Strange Orchid, In the Avu Observatory, The Triumphs of a Taxidermist, A Deal in Ostriches, Through a Window, The Temptation of Harringay, The Flying Man, The Diamond Maker, Aepyor...

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    General Fiction

    Herbert George Wells (1866-1946) was an English writer best remembered today for his science fiction works. Wells and Jules Verne are each sometimes referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction." --- He has foretold many futures for us, some utterly...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    Science Fiction

    H. G. Wells' classic science fiction masterpiece The Time Machine explores human nature. The Time Traveler finds himself in 802,701 A.D., where he meets the peaceful Eloi and encounters the violent Morlocks. Wells uses these two descendants of man to...

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    General Fiction

    Tono-Bungay is a realist semi-autobiographical novel. It is narrated by George Ponderevo, a science student who is drafted in to help with the promotion of Tono-Bungay, a harmful stimulant disguised as a miraculous cure-all, the creation of his uncle...

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    General Fiction

    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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    Horror

    The Valley of Spiders is a short story by H. G. Wells. Herbert George "H. G." Wells 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, including contemporary novels, hi...

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    General Fiction

    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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    Science Fiction

    Our author tells us in this book, as he has told us in others, more especially in The World Set Free, and as he has been telling us this year in his War and the Future, that if mankind goes on with war, the smash-up of civilization is inevitable. It ...

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    Science Fiction

    A classic novel of bicycles, gallantry, and irrepressible romance.One of H. G. Wells's earliest novels, written before his great successes with The Time Machine and The War of the World, "The Wheels of Chance" is a whimsical romance between a Walter ...

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    Science Fiction

    " 'It has begun, ' he writes in the diary in which these things are recorded. 'It is not for me to reach out to consequences I cannot foresee. I am a part, not a whole; I am a little instrument in the armoury of Change. If I were to burn all these pa...

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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 var...

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    General Fiction

    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

    Floor Games is a short story by H. G. Wells. H.G. Wells had so much fun playing with his children on the floor of their playroom, he decided to write a jovial little book to inspire other parents in their pursuit of quality time with the kids. While ...

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    Science Fiction

    Mr Bensington and Professor Redwood were amongst the new breed of men - or scientists, as they had come to be known. Being a scientist was not something one cared to admit to, but they were more interested in the discovery of Herakleophorbia IV....

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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

    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. Mr. Polly is an unassuming young man who works in a drapery shop and loves to read about knights...

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    General Fiction

    The observatory at Avu, in Borneo, stands on the spur of the mountain. To the north rises the old crater, black at night against the unfathomable blue of the sky. From the little circular building, with its mushroom dome, the slopes plunge steeply do...

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    General Fiction

    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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    General Fiction

    "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

    Mr. Brisher's Treasure 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

    Mr. Ledbetters Vacation is a short story by Herbert Wells. Sometimes one can find his biggest trouble while trying to escape them all, at least for a while, like while taking a vacation. And Mr. Ledbetter's story is right about that. What adventure h...

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    General Fiction

    The narrator of the story hears about a shopkeeper, Mr. Skelmersdale, who everyone seems to believe has actually been to fairyland. Eventually, the narrator gains Skelmersdale's trust and hears the story. After an argument with his girl, Skelmersdale...

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    General Fiction

    "The New Accelerator" is a 1901 science fiction short story by H. G. Wells. The story addresses the invention of an elixir that accelerates all of an individual's physiological and cognitive processes by some orders of magnitude, such that although t...

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    General Fiction

    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

    The Purple Pileus is a short story by H. G. Wells.The story tells of its curious effect on Mr. Coombes, an unassuming, inoffensive little man in the grocery line, and upon his wife, his wife's friends, his business, and his whole manner of life....

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    General Fiction

    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. "The Red Room," set in the late 1800s, takes the reader on a frightening experience. Enjoy Well's amazing ima...

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    General Fiction

    The transitory mental aberration of Sidney Davidson, remarkable enough in itself, is still more remarkable if Wade's explanation is to be credited. It sets one dreaming of the oddest possibilities of intercommunication in the future, of spending an i...

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    General Fiction

    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

    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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    General Fiction

    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

    Herbert George Wells, better known as H. G. Wells, was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau....

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    Science Fiction

    Regarded as the first work of unalloyed naturalism in American fiction. The story of Maggie Johnson a young woman who, seduced by her brother's friend and then disowned by her family, turns to prostitution. Stephen Crane (November 1, 1871 - June 5, 1...

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    General Fiction

    Clearly ahead of his time, H. G. Wells gave his great gifts to the world with his classic works, including this story. "A Story of the Days to Come," takes the reader on a journey of the future. Enjoy Well's amazing imagination as you discover what t...

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    General Fiction

    A Story of the Stone Age by H. G. Wells "A Story of the Stone Age" is a short story written in 1897 by H. G. Wells. The story was featured in three parts between May and August 1897 in The Idler magazine, and was later released in collected editions....

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    General Fiction

    The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham is a short story by H. G. Wells. The narrator a young man called Edward Eden meets a strange old gentleman who says he wants him to be his heir, this strange meeting produces stranger results........

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    General Fiction

    Through a Window 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, i...

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    Science Fiction

    On the Night of the Strange Bird, many people at Sidderton (and some nearer) saw a Glare on the Sidderford moor. But no one in Sidderford saw it, for most of Sidderford was abed. All day the wind had been rising, so that the larks on the moor chirrup...

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    in The Road to Science Fiction: From Gilgamesh to Wells

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    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. "The Star," set in the late 1800s, takes the reader on a frightening adventure of the apocalyptic nature. Enj...

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