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The Complete Short Stories of H G Wells

(1966)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Herbert George Wells was perhaps best known as the author of such classic works of science fiction as The Time Machine and War of the Worlds. But it was in his short stories, written when he was a young man embarking on a literary career, that he first explored the enormous potential of the scientific discoveries of the day. He described his stories as "a miscellany of inventions," yet his enthusiasm for science was tempered by an awareness of its horrifying destructive powers and the threat it could pose to the human race. A consummate storyteller, he made fantastic creatures and machines entirely believable; and, by placing ordinary men and women in extraordinary situations, he explored, with humor, what it means to be alive in a century of rapid scientific progress. At the dawn of a new millennium, Wells' singular vision is more compelling than ever.

Genre: Science Fiction

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August 1998 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Complete Short Stories of H.G. Wells
Author(s): H G Wells
ISBN: 0-460-87964-2 / 978-0-460-87964-4 (UK edition)
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March 1988 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Complete Short Stories of H.G. Wells
Author(s): H G Wells
ISBN: 0-312-15855-6 / 978-0-312-15855-2 (USA edition)
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September 1966 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Complete Short Stories of H.G. Wells (Hardcover)
Author(s): H G Wells
ISBN: 0-510-40301-8 / 978-0-510-40301-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ernest Benn Ltd.
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November 2000 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Complete Short Stories of H.G. Wells
Author(s): H G Wells
ISBN: 1-84212-402-1 / 978-1-84212-402-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion
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November 1999 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Complete Short Stories of H.G. Wells
Author(s): H G Wells
ISBN: 0-7538-0872-2 / 978-0-7538-0872-6 (UK edition)
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October 1987 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Complete Short Stories of H.G. Wells
Author(s): H G Wells
ISBN: 0-7136-2971-1 / 978-0-7136-2971-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd
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