'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.
|Publication date:||1st October 2007|
|Author:||H. G. Wells|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|