The Time Machine: H.G. Wells' Groundbreaking Time Travel Tale, Classic Science Fiction

The Time Machine: H.G. Wells' Groundbreaking Time Travel Tale, Classic Science Fiction

by H. G. Wells

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Overview

Written by visionary H. G. Wells in 1894, The Time Machine is the seminal time travel tale, having spawned an entire genre of fiction and having inspired thousands of books, movies, and dreams. This classic novella marks the first use of the term time machine, and it portrays the first journey through time in a device that can be controlled precisely by its operator. The Time Machine was written as a serial in New Review magazine between 1894 and 1895, granting Wells the sum of $100 and the world a new dimension in which to dream.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781615890088
Publisher: Megalodon Entertainment
Publication date: 05/05/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 644,504
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.40(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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