The Great Science Fiction


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Author(s): Wells, H. G., Wells, H. G.

'No one would have believed, in the last years of the nineteenth century, that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's'
Exploring the primordial nightmares that lurk within humanity's dreams of progress and technology, H. G. Wells was a science fiction pioneer. This new omnibus edition brings together four of his hugely original and influential science-fiction novels - The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds - with his most unsettling and strange short stories. Containing monstrous experiments, terrifying journeys, alien occupiers and grotesque creatures, these visionary tales discomfit and disturb, and retain the power to trouble our sense of who we are.
With an introduction by Matthew Beaumont

About the author:

H. G. Wells (1866-1946) wrote The Time Machine in 1895, initiating an extraordinary career as a novelist, short-story writer, historian and commentator. All his major works are published by Penguin.
Matthew Beaumont is Senior Lecturer in English at University College London. His most recent book is Nightwalking- A Nocturnal History of London, Chaucer to Dickens (2015)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780241277492

Audience: General/trade

Language: English

Number of Pages: 752

Publication Date: 20161114

Publisher: Penguin UK

Product Form: Paperback / softback

Dimensions (LxWxH): 199 mm129 mm33 mm 

Weight: 482 gr

 

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