The Time Machine
Blurb, Incorporated, 2020
A young scientist builds a machine that transports him 800,000 years into the future. He finds that the earth is decaying, and humanity has evolved into two distinct species: the brutal Morlocks and the gentle Eloi. The scientist befriends the Eloi, who consume a diet of fruit and play during the day. At night, the Morlocks emerge to prey on Eloi.H. G. Wells is one of the writers credited with inventing science fiction, as well as the popularization of the concept of time travel by machine. In The Time Machine, Wells presents an intense perspective on Darwinism, focusing on class warfare. He uses fantasy in order to subtly comment on real-world issues.