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H.G. Wells was born in Bromley, Kent in 1866. After working as a draper's apprentice and pupil-teacher, he won a scholarship to the Normal School of Science in 1884, studying under T. H. Huxley. It was with The Time Machine (1895) that he had his real breakthrough. Today he is regarded as one of the all-time greatest authors of science fiction.

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The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells
The Shape of Things to Come
H. G. Wells
This fictional 'account of the future' (similar to Last and First Men by Olaf Stapledon) proved prescient in many ways, as Wells predicts events such as the Second World War, the rise of chemical warfare and climate change.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/06/2017
The Shape of Things to Come by H. G. Wells
The Shape of Things to Come
H. G. Wells
This classic novel by ‘The Godfather of Science fiction’ has been beautifully reprinted and bound in handsome blue livery with stunning gold lettering; it would make a perfect gift. Considering this was first published in 1933 the writing is hauntingly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/02/2011

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