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Tales of Space and Time (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Tales of Space and Time (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by H. G. Wells
 

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      Published in 1904, this collection of five of Wells’s most famous science fiction tales includes “The Crystal Egg,” in which a shop owner finds a strange crystal egg and is able to see Mars; “The Star,” in which the approach of a blazing comet forebodes worldwide catastrophes;

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      Published in 1904, this collection of five of Wells’s most famous science fiction tales includes “The Crystal Egg,” in which a shop owner finds a strange crystal egg and is able to see Mars; “The Star,” in which the approach of a blazing comet forebodes worldwide catastrophes; “The Man Who Could Work Miracles,” a fantasy-comedy in which George McWhirter Fotheringay discovers he can have any wish he wants, only to cause cataclysmic destruction when he wishes to stops the earth’s rotation; and two novellas: “A Story of the Stone Age,” A Story of the Days to Come.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411464742
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
376
Sales rank:
825,500
File size:
375 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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Tales of Space and Time 2.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ther are odd symbols in the middle of words and often oddball letters. Do not buy.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This edition was not properly edited and there are numbers where there should be letters
Anonymous More than 1 year ago