The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents
by H. G. Wells
Publisher: ManyBooks 1895
Number of pages: 171
This collection of short stories can be a very accessible introduction to the writings of H. G Wells. All of the stories are highly original and idiosyncratic, but a few familiar themes readily emerge - biological weapons, carnivorous plants, strange creatures in remote parts of the World, hallucinations and telepathic visions, etc.
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