Twelve Stories and a Dream
by H. G. Wells
Publisher: Macmillan and co. 1904
Number of pages: 436
This volume is a collection of thirteen short stories by H. G. Wells. His normal mixture of science and speculative fiction continues in this set which includes: Filmer; The Magic Shop; The Valley of Spider; The Truth About Pyecraft; Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland; The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost; Jimmy Goggles the God; The New Accelerator; Mr. Ledbetter's Vacation; The Stolen Body; Mr. Brisher's Treasure; Miss Winchelsea's Heart; A Dream of Armageddon.
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by H. G. Wells
Young and ambitious science student is locked in a struggle to further himself through academic achievement. But when his former sweetheart re-enters his life, his strictly regimented existence is thrown into chaos by the resurgence of old passion.
by H. G. Wells - The Macmillan Company
Presented as a miraculous cure-all, Tono-Bungay is in fact nothing other than a pleasant-tasting liquid with no effects. When the young George Ponderevo is employed to market this medicine, he finds his life overwhelmed by its sudden success.
by H. G. Wells - Heinemann
The most famous science fiction novel which caused the mistaken panic after Orson Welles's radio dramatization in 1938. The human civilization is under threat, Martians build killing machines and burning rays. The Earth proves harder, however.
by H. G. Wells - Heinemann, Stone & Kimball
The Island of Dr. Moreau, originally published in 1896, is a science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells that addresses the ideas of society, community and human nature. Wells also touches on the concepts of eugenics and Darwinism.