The Food of the Gods (SF Masterworks Series)

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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 ...

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Overview

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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780575095182
  • Publisher: Gollancz, Victor Limited
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • 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

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

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    1. Also Known As:
      Herbert George Wells (full name)
    1. Date of Birth:
      September 21, 1866
    2. Place of Birth:
      Bromley, Kent, England
    1. Date of Death:
      August 13, 1946
    2. Place of Death:
      London, England

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 10, 2012

    Poor formatting.

    FLT is the best at doing Wells books but I dont see their book for this here. Keep searching.

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    Posted November 3, 2011

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