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Tales of the Unexpected (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Tales of the Unexpected (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by H. G. Wells
 

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      Published in 1922, Tales of the Unexpected gathers fifteen tales, including such classic stories as “The New Accelerator,” in which a newly discovered elixir that enables individuals to move rapidly through time turns out to be both a blessing and a curse and “A Dream of Armageddon,” a

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      Published in 1922, Tales of the Unexpected gathers fifteen tales, including such classic stories as “The New Accelerator,” in which a newly discovered elixir that enables individuals to move rapidly through time turns out to be both a blessing and a curse and “A Dream of Armageddon,” a futuristic, anti-war tale of a man torn between his love for a woman and the political life he wants to abandon. Also included are “The Door in the Wall,” “The Man Who Could Work Miracles,” and “The Moth,” among others.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411464704
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/19/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
292
File size:
422 KB

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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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