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The World Set Free by H. G. Wells
  

Synopsis

The World Set Free by H. G. Wells

'It has begun,' he writes in the diary in which these things are recorded. 'It is not for me to reach out to consequences I cannot foresee. I am a part, not a whole; I am a little instrument in the armoury of Change. If I were to burn all these papers, before a score of years had passed, some other man would be doing this...' H.G. Wells classic The World Set Free , written in 1913 and originally published in 1914, predicting the atomic bomb. A true literary gem.

About the Author

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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Book Info

Publication date

1st October 2007

Author

H. G. Wells

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Publisher

Lulu.com

Format

Paperback
156 pages

Categories

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781847537485

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