The Time Machine

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Dec 15, 2015 - 118 pages
So begins the Time Traveller's astonishing firsthand account of his journey 800,000 years beyond his own era-and the story that launched H.G. Wells's successful career and earned him his reputation as the father of science fiction. With a speculative leap that still fires the imagination, Wells sends his brave explorer to face a future burdened with our greatest hopes...and our darkest fears. A pull of the Time Machine's lever propels him to the age of a slowly dying Earth. There he discovers two bizarre races-the ethereal Eloi and the subterranean Morlocks-who not only symbolize the duality of human nature, but offer a terrifying portrait of the men of tomorrow as well. Published in 1895, this masterpiece of invention captivated readers on the threshold of a new century.

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H.G. Wells born in England in 1866. His first novel, The Time Machine was an instant success and Wells produced a series of science fiction novels which pioneered the ideas of the future. In quick succession, he published the most famous novels like The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897) and The War of the Worlds (1898). His later work focused on satire and social criticism. Wells laid out his socialist views of human history in his Outline of History. He died in 1946.

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