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The Time Machine
 

The Time Machine (EPUB ebook)

By Wells, H. G.

When a Victorian scientist propels himself into the year 802, 701 AD, he is initially delighted to find that suffering has been replaced by beauty, contentment and peace. Entranced at first by the Eloi, an elfin species descended from man, he soon realises that this beautiful peo... read full description below.

ISBN 9780141974415
Published 26 April 2012 by Penguin
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Series The Penguin English Library

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ISBN-13 9780141974415
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Penguin
Publication Date 26 April 2012
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Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Wells, H. G.
Series The Penguin English Library
Category Fiction
General & Literary Fiction
19th Century Fiction
16th to 18th Century Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 128
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Interest Age General Audience
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Dewey Code 823.912
Catalogue Code 647500

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With a contemporary review by R.H. Hutton, from the Spectator.'Great shapes like big machines rose out of the dimness, and cast grotesque black shadows, in which dim spectral Morlocks sheltered from the glare'Chilling, prophetic and hugely influential, The Time Machine sees a Victorian scientist propel himself into the year 802,701 AD, where he is delighted to find that suffering has been replaced by beauty and contentment in the form of the Eloi, an elfin species descended from man. But he soon realizes that they are simply remnants of a once-great culture - now weak and living in terror of the sinister Morlocks lurking in the deep tunnels, who threaten his very return home. H. G. Wells defined much of modern science fiction with this 1895 tale of time travel, which questions humanity, society, and our place on Earth.The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.

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Author's Bio

In the space of less than four years, H. G. Wells (1866-1946) published four of the most influential, original and hair-raising of all works of science-fiction. In a life of tireless experiment, travelling and intellectual engagement, Wells was both a leading public figure and one of the great imaginers of the modern world.Wells's other science-fiction classics The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds are also published in the Penguin English Library.

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