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The Time Machine

The Time Machine
 

The Time Traveller's miraculous new machine takes you from a Victorian dinner table to 802,701 AD, when the Earth is divided between the gentle, ineffective Eloi, and the ape-like Morlocks; forward again by a million years or so to glimpse a dying world of blood-red beaches; and ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781473546813
Barcode 9781473546813
Published 5 January 2017 by Random House
Available in EPUB format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Author(s) By Wells, H. G.
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ISBN-13 9781473546813
ISBN-10 1473546818
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Random House
Imprint Vintage Digital
Publication Date 5 January 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) By Wells, H. G.
Category Fiction
19th Century Fiction
16th to 18th Century Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Science Fiction
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages 128
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Time travel - Fiction
NBS Text Science Fiction & Fantasy
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.912
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Electronic Book

In the Time Traveller's miraculous new machine, we will be carried from a Victorian dinner table to 802,701 AD, when the Earth is divided between the gentle, ineffective Eloi, and the ape-like Morlocks; forward again by a million years or so to glimpse a dying world of blood-red beaches and menacing shapes; and on again to the last days of our planet, a remote twilight where nothing moves but darkness and a cold wind. Brilliantly imaginative fiction or the shape of things to come? H.G. Wells's masterpiece still retains its power to provoke and enthral.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review In its decency and commitment to the future, its dramatisation of its hero's moral and imaginative reach, The Time Machine is as good a testament as any to the values and achievement of one of our bravest and most stimulating writers, one whose best work comically or horrifically continues to feel as if it bodies forth the shape of things to come.

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Author's Bio

H.G. Wells was born in Bromley, Kent, in 1866. After an education repeatedly interrupted by his family's financial problems, he eventually found work as a teacher at a succession of schools, where he began to write his first stories. Wells became a prolific writer with a diverse output, of which the famous works are his science fiction novels. These are some of the earliest and most influential examples of the genre, and include classics such as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds. Most of his books very well-received, and had a huge influence on many younger writers, including George Orwell and Isaac Asimov. Wells also wrote many popular non-fiction books, and used his writing to support the wide range of political and social causes in which he had an interest, although these became increasingly eccentric towards the end of his life. Twice-married, Wells had many affairs, including a ten-year liaison with Rebecca West that produced a son. He died in London in 1946.

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