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Grandiose and improbable as his imagination was , it was always applied to the world outside it , and it was always moved by certain abstract ideas , the ideas of greatness and nobility , kingship , ancient families , and youth .
So far as we can label him at all , he was a fantasist , and he forces us to accept the world he creates by the sheer compelling power of the intensity of his imagination . It was an hallucinatory imagination , and so long as he remains ...
But all the same , the brilliance of imagination and the sheer creative high spirits will probably keep The First Men in the Moon and the best of Wells's other scientific romances read for many years to come .
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review