The Food of the Gods (SF Masterworks Series)

The Food of the Gods (SF Masterworks Series)

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by H. G. Wells
     
 

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One of Wells' lesser known works, this is a story of a scientific discovery with shocking results for all of humanity
 
Two scientists develop a foodstuff that causes unparalleled growth in animals and humans. The results of their experimentation lead to chaos and unforseen consequences throughout the land. Both witty and disturbing, this

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One of Wells' lesser known works, this is a story of a scientific discovery with shocking results for all of humanity
 
Two scientists develop a foodstuff that causes unparalleled growth in animals and humans. The results of their experimentation lead to chaos and unforseen consequences throughout the land. Both witty and disturbing, this tale deals with many issues which are still present in science today.

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"The creations of Mr. Wells . . . belong unreservedly to an age and degree of scientific knowledge far removed from the present, though I will not say entirely beyond the limits of the possible." —Jules Verne

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780575095182
Publisher:
Gollancz, Victor Limited
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Series:
SF Masterworks Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

H. G. Wells (1866–1946) is regarded as one of the all-time greatest authors of science fiction.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 21, 1866
Date of Death:
August 13, 1946
Place of Birth:
Bromley, Kent, England
Place of Death:
London, England
Education:
Normal School of Science, London, England

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