The Time Machine - An Invention: Unabridged

The Time Machine - An Invention: Unabridged

by H. G. Wells

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H.G. Wells classic science fiction tale "The Time Machine" is the first of Wells' "scientific romances" (which included "The Invisible Man," "War of the Worlds" and "The Island of Doctor Moreau").  This edition includes the original, unabridged manuscript as it was originally serialized in the New Republic.

"The TIme Machine" relates the story of The Time Traveller, a Victorian inventor who creates a machine that allows him to travel to any time period.  He chooses to rocket forward into the unknown world of the future, landing in the year 802,701 where he encounters the humanoids descendants of Earth, the seemigly friendly and benign Eloi and the subterranean and primitive Morlocks. 

The Time Traveller rescues and befriends a young Eloi girl named Weena and, upon discovering that his machine has been stolen by the Morlocks, must descend into their dark kingdom to recover it.

Hailed for over a century as one of the finest science fiction stories of all time, H.G. Wells "The Time Machine" is a classic story of adventure, exploration and scientific curiosity.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780999511640
Publisher: Ft. Raphael Publishing Company
Publication date: 06/21/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 162
File size: 257 KB

About the Author

Herbert George Wells (1866 - 1946), who wrote under the pen-name H. G. Wells, was an English writer prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, satire, biography, and autobiography. He is best remembered for his "scientific romances": "The Invisible Man," "The War of the Worlds" and "The Island of Doctor Moreau." One of the most influential and emulated writers of the Victorian era and the Industrial Revolution, H.G. Wells is considered by many to be the "father of science fiction."

Date of Birth:

September 21, 1866

Date of Death:

August 13, 1946

Place of Birth:

Bromley, Kent, England

Place of Death:

London, England


Normal School of Science, London, England

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