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The Time Machine: An Invention - H.G. Wells, W.A. Dwiggins, Ursula K. Le Guin
The Time Machine: An Invention
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A scientist invents a time machine and uses it to travel hundreds of thousands of years into the future, where he discovers the childlike Eloi and the hideous underground Morlocks.
A scientist invents a time machine and uses it to travel hundreds of thousands of years into the future, where he discovers the childlike Eloi and the hideous underground Morlocks.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780375761188 (0375761187)
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 136
Edition language: English
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Everyday Blessings
Everyday Blessings rated it
4.5 The Time Machine
This novel was one of the first science fiction novels that I have read and have regretted reading it afterwards because the story within it ended so fast and so abruptly without any future exploration and explanation behind the future world. I can understand why it ended so fast and why it ended so...
The Singularity of Multiple Thoughts
The Singularity of Multiple Thoughts rated it
4.5 My Review of H.G.Wells' The Time Machine
The Time Machine is a multi-layered, dually structured novella, with the main plot lingering on both Physicalism and philosophical supernaturalism. It is a social doom prophecy which explores a model of society on the brink of chaos, as a consequence of social injustice. From the perspective of a ...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it
2.0 The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
Interesting concept, but the execution fell a bit flat (or old fashioned - it was written in 1895). Central themes, besides the minor time-travel aspect, include how the social class divide and technological innovations have altered humanity. This book provides something to think about.
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it
2.0 The Time Machine
This is a classic that I never read and I always meant to, and it's short so it didn't take long at all. It was just okay for me. My favorite parts of the book were the beginning and the end, not so much the parts when the time traveler is actually in the future. But, it is amazing to think that Wel...
CDRBill
CDRBill rated it
This is truly a classic! The description of the Morlocks and Eloi are a little sad considering they are the future of mankind. The ending left me wanting more.
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