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H. G. Wells

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H. G. Wells

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Full Name: Herbert George Wells
Born: September 21, 1866
Died: August 13, 1946
Occupation: Writer, Teacher, Journalist
Nationality: British


From the Science Channel:

"I told you so..." H.G. Wells' self-penned epitaph underscores a lifetime of grim, yet uncanny prophecy. With stories like The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells established himself as a sci-fi writer of almost clairvoyant talent. But Wells' tales of hi-tech adventure belie an ominous vision of the future.

Beneath the technological wonder of 1895's The Time Machine, Wells attacks the growing class disparity in his native Britain... through a dystopian future where the ruling class literally eat their inferiors.

In 1898's Martian invasion epic, The War of the Worlds, H.G. Wells makes a ghastly--and accurate--prediction that soon becomes a staple of the modern battlefield: deadly biological weapons.

In 1914's The World Set Free, scientists uncover a revolutionary power source, propelling mankind into a new age of prosperity and technological progress. But this same energy is soon turned to warfare, with next-level weapons that unleash unprecedented horrors on humanity. In this tale, H.G. Wells accurately prophesizes the advent of the atomic bomb.

H.G. Wells' frighteningly accurate predictions hold a grave warning: beware the dark side of progress. Our greatest innovations could very well become the tools of our own destruction.

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Works in the WWEnd Database

 Non Series Works


 Early Classics of Science Fiction

 16. (1937)

 Frontiers of Imagination

 6. (1910)
 14. (1914)
 18. (1906)
 23. (1908)
 37. (1936)

 Gregg Press Science Fiction Series

 5. (1933)

 Ron Miller Science Fiction Classics

 66. (1902)