The Sleeper Awakes (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Sleeper Awakes (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by H. G. Wells
     
 

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In this dystopian novel from the master of science fiction, Graham awakens from a 200-year slumber to discover that he’s now the richest man on earth and his money is being used to maintain a society where the poor and uneducated are oppressed. They cling to one dream—that Graham will lead them to freedom.

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In this dystopian novel from the master of science fiction, Graham awakens from a 200-year slumber to discover that he’s now the richest man on earth and his money is being used to maintain a society where the poor and uneducated are oppressed. They cling to one dream—that Graham will lead them to freedom.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411437906
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/08/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
260
Sales rank:
1,312,506
File size:
308 KB

Meet the Author

H. G. Wells (1866–1946), is often called the “Father of Science Fiction.” While science fiction was his most popular genre, Wells also wrote on history, politics, and made social commentary. His “scientific romances” speculated about the future, scientific advancements, and outer space. His works include The Time Machine, and The War of the Worlds.

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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The Sleeper Awakes 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A minor Wells work, but still worth reading. Most of the futer tech is dated, but I liked the aeroplanes. What stands out is Wells understanding of people.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This copy was not worth it. you can pay signifigantly less money for a copy of the same quality.
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Dauphin77 More than 1 year ago
I was not able to open this book; thus my rating for this particular version of the book should be NO STARS.
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Whatever