The Purple Pileus

The Purple Pileus

by H. G. Wells

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Overview

The Purple Pileus by H. G. Wells

The Purple Pileus is a short story by H. G. Wells.The story tells of its curious effect on Mr. Coombes, an unassuming, inoffensive little man in the grocery line, and upon his wife, his wife's friends, his business, and his whole manner of life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781530191253
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/24/2016
Pages: 34
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.07(d)

About the Author

H.G. Wells (1866-1946) published his first novel, The Time Machine, to critical and popular acclaim in 1895. Socially progressive and visionary in intellect, he became one of the most prolific writers of his generation. Through books like The Invisible Man and War of the Worlds, he explored a wide variety of social, philosophical, and political ideas through the medium of what we now call science fiction.

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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