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The Time Machine

The Time Machine
 

The Time Machine is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, published in 1895. Wells is generally credited with the popularisation of the concept of time travel by using a vehicle that allows an operator to travel purposefully and selectively. The term time machine, coined by Wel... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781540654793
Barcode 9781540654793
Published 27 November 2016 by Createspace
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Wells, H. G.
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ISBN-13 9781540654793
ISBN-10 1540654796
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Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Createspace
Imprint Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date 27 November 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Wells, H. G.
Category General & Literary Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 4mm
Weight 118g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
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The Time Machine is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, published in 1895. Wells is generally credited with the popularisation of the concept of time travel by using a vehicle that allows an operator to travel purposefully and selectively. The term time machine, coined by Wells, is now universally used to refer to such a vehicle. This work is an early example of the Dying Earth subgenre. The portion of the novel that sees the Time Traveller in a distant future where the sun is huge and red also places The Time Machine within the realm of Eschatology; that is the study of the end times, the end of the world, and the ultimate destiny of mankind. The Time Machine has since been adapted into two feature films of the same name, as well as two television versions, and a large number of comic book adaptations. It has also indirectly inspired many more works of fiction in many media.

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