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The War of the Worlds (Books of Wonder) - H. G. Wells
The War of the Worlds (Books of Wonder)
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Herbert George Wells's (1866-1946) career as an author was fostered by a childhood mishap. He broke his leg and spent his convalescence reading every book he could find. Wells earned a scholarship at the Norman School of Science in London. Wells's "science fiction" (although he never called it... show more
Herbert George Wells's (1866-1946) career as an author was fostered by a childhood mishap. He broke his leg and spent his convalescence reading every book he could find. Wells earned a scholarship at the Norman School of Science in London. Wells's "science fiction" (although he never called it such) was influenced by his interest in biology. H.G. Wells gained fame with his first novel, The Time Machine (1895). He followed this with The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897), and The War Of The Worlds (1898).
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780688131371 (0688131379)
ASIN: 0688131379
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 240
Edition language: English
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4.0 The War of the Worlds (Books of Wonder)
I think H.G. Wells was brilliant, and he was giving us this!He certainly was a writer that thought and wrote light-years ahead of his own time. The strangeness was that this is set in 1894. Two coincidences arise to mind. 1. Switch the 8 & 9.(We all know if you're a George Orwell reader, and you get...
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