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Babes in the Darkling WoodsBabes in the Darkling Woods
by H. G. Wells - The University of Adelaide Library , 2014
Stella and Gemini come increasingly under the influence of a rather impressive psycho-therapeutist whose groundbreaking theories capture their imaginations. But when tragedy strikes they are soon to learn that intellectualism brings cold comfort.
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Tono BungayTono Bungay
by H. G. Wells - The Macmillan Company , 1909
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.
(622 views)

A Story of the Days To ComeA Story of the Days To Come
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide , 2012
The excellent Mr. Morris was an Englishman, and he lived in the days of Queen Victoria the Good. He was a prosperous and very sensible man; he read the Times and went to church, and as he grew towards middle age an expression of quiet contempt ...
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The Stolen Bacillus and Other IncidentsThe Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents
by H. G. Wells - ManyBooks , 1895
This collection of short stories can be a very accessible introduction to the writings of H. G Wells. Themes: biological weapons, carnivorous plants, strange creatures in remote parts of the World, hallucinations and telepathic visions, etc.
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Star-Begotten: A Biological FantasiaStar-Begotten: A Biological Fantasia
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
In his War of the Worlds, H. G. Wells imagined aliens from Mars descending to Earth. In Star Begotten, first published in 1937, the suspicion arises that the Martians may have returned -- this time using cosmic rays to alter human chromosomes.
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Russia in the ShadowsRussia in the Shadows
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide , 2011
The book depicts the grim situation of Russia during the civil war. On his trip Wells met many people and came away from this experience pessimistic about the future of Russia, noting that it was slipping into anarchy and even greater backwardness.
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The History of Mr. PollyThe History of Mr. Polly
by H. G. Wells - Grosset & Dunlap , 1909
Mr. Alfred Polly is a dyspeptic, miserably married shopkeeper in what he terms that Beastly Silly Wheeze of a hole! -- Fishbourne, England. He is inclined to spark arguments and slapstick calamity wherever he goes. Education was lost on him...
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The War in the AirThe War in the Air
by H. G. Wells - Project Gutenberg , 1997
In 1907, a naive Londoner Bert Smallways finds himself an unwitting passenger on a fleet of German airships heading over the Atlantic to attack New York. What unfolds is a clash of early flying machines that unleashes the terrible age of Total War.
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Men Like GodsMen Like Gods
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
Science fiction novel featuring a utopian parallel universe. It is about a group of people who are drawn into an alternate dimension, which turns out to be a paradisiacal version of Earth thousands of years in ahead of contemporary society.
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Love and Mr LewishamLove and Mr Lewisham
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
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.
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In the Days of the CometIn the Days of the Comet
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
A provocative novel by H.G. Wells. In the midst of a world war, a comet brushes the atmosphere of earth, causing everyone to lose consciousness for a few hours. When the world awakens, everyone has an expanded understanding of the meaning of things.
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The Island of Dr. MoreauThe Island of Dr. Moreau
by H. G. Wells - Pennsylvania State University , 2004
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.
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Twelve Stories and a DreamTwelve Stories and a Dream
by H. G. Wells - Pennsylvania State University , 2004
A collection of short stories by H. G. Wells. His normal mixture of science and speculative fiction includes these stories: The Magic Shop; The Truth About Pyecraft; The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost; The New Accelerator; The Stolen Body; etc.
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The Time MachineThe Time Machine
by H. G. Wells - Project Gutenberg , 2004
The novel is considered one of the earliest works of science fiction and the progenitor of the 'time travel' subgenre. Wells advanced his social and political ideas in this narrative of a nameless Time Traveller who is hurtled into the year 802,701.
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The Food of the Gods and How it Came to EarthThe Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
An examination of scientific ethics that helped define an important genre in science fiction. Two scientists invent a miraculous substance nicknamed 'The Food of the Gods.' Its consumption causes accelerated uninterrupted growth in all forms of life.
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The Invisible ManThe Invisible Man
by H. G. Wells - Project Gutenberg , 2004
An obscure scientist had found a way to turn skin, flesh, blood and bones invisible--and tried the formula on himself. The Invisible Man had only two problems. He couldn't turn visible again. And he had gone quite murderously insane.
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The First Men in the MoonThe First Men in the Moon
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
Wells' novel, first published in 1901, describes a thrilling voyage and a moon of his own splendid imagination. It is a beautiful land, alive with vegetation. There are strange creatures who threaten the explorers and fill their days with adventure.
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The Door in the Wall, and other storiesThe Door in the Wall, and other stories
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
The story of a promising public figure used up by his job and obsessed by a vision of an enchanted garden he had known as a child. It is a tale of the attempt to recover a period when our lives were simpler and complications lay far in the future.
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The Country of the Blind and Other StoriesThe Country of the Blind and Other Stories
by H. G. Wells - eBooks@Adelaide , 2009
H. G. Wells explores the relationship between the fantastical and everyday. Here horror meets humor: this is a marvelous literary universe showcasing the author's fascination with the wonders and perils of scientific progress.
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The War of the WorldsThe War of the Worlds
by H. G. Wells - Heinemann , 1898
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.
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