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The Time Machine

The Time Machine
  

Presents the classic science-fiction thriller depicting the adventures of the Time Traveler whose fantastic invention carries him into the world of the future.

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ISBN 9780553213515
Barcode 9780553213515
Published 1 July 1998 by Transworld Publishers
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Wells, H. G.
Series Bantam Classics
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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780553213515
ISBN-10 0553213512
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Transworld Publishers
Imprint Bantam
Publication Date 1 July 1998
International Publication Date 1 January 1984
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wells, H. G.
Series Bantam Classics
Category General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Australian
Number of Pages 115
Dimensions Width: 105mm
Height: 175mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 70g
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
Library of Congress Science fiction, Time travel
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code 100424

Description of this Book

In this fully dramatized version of H.G. Wells' classic, The Time Machine, Leonard Nimoy, John de Lancie, and cast members from Star Trek feature films and all four series take you on an incredible journey. When a time traveler seeks a better world 802,000 years into the future, his optimism is shaken when he discovers that the human race has turned upon itself in a primal display of horror. Featuring virtuoso performances from the entire cast, riveting sound effects and original music, Alien Voices' production of The Time Machine is an adventure in sound.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review &amp;Yacute;Wells contrives to give over humanity into the clutches of the Impossible and yet manages to keep it down (or up) to its humanity, to its flesh, blood, sorrow, folly. --Joseph Conrad <p> From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author's Bio

H. G. Wells was born Herbert George in Bromley, Kent, England, on September 21, 1866. His father was a professional cricketer and sometimes shopkeeper, his mother a former lady's maid. Although Bertie left school at fourteen to become a draper's apprentice (a life he detested), he later won a scholarship to the Normal School of Science in London, where he studied with the famous Thomas Henry Huxley. He began to sell articles and short stories regularly in 1893. In 1895, his immediately successful novel rescued him from a life of penury on a schoolteacher's salary. His other scientific romances --The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897), The War of the Worlds (1898), The First Men in the Moon (1901), and The War in the Air (1908)--won him the distinction as the father of science fiction. Henry James saw in Wells the most gifted writer of the age, but Wells, having coined the phrase the war that will end war to describe World War I, became increasingly disillusioned and focused his attention on educating mankind with his bestselling Outline of History (1920) and his later utopian works. Living until 1946, Wells witnessed a world more terrible than any of his imaginative visions, and he bitterly observed: Reality has taken a leaf from my book and set itself to supercede me.

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