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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George) 1866-1946

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The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Book )

1,071 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 12,656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Martian spacecraft lands on Woking Common, mankind is terrorized by aliens in tall, armored capsules which stalk the countryside on three legs. The machines wreak havoc on London and the Southern Counties, and survivors are driven underground. Scientist John Nicholson tells how he was plunged into a paralyzing nightmare of stark terror, savage madness and utter destruction
The time machine by H. G Wells( Book )

1,051 editions published between 1609 and 2017 in 18 languages and held by 10,247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A time traveler voyages into the year 802701 to discover that the world is divided into two groups, the Morlocks and the Eloi
The invisible man by H. G Wells( Book )

1,012 editions published between 1897 and 2017 in 34 languages and held by 9,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A quiet English country village is disturbed by the arrival of a mysterious stranger who keeps his face hidden and his back to everyone
The outline of history, being a plain history of life and mankind by H. G Wells( Book )

389 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 6,766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herbert George Wells is perhaps most well known today for his science-fiction novels but it was "The Outline of History" that initiated a new era of popular history. Although the harshest critics were from those who disagreed on ideological grounds, it's difficult to dismiss the depth of Wells' insights and prophetic accuracy. E.M. Forster and Beatrice Webb both praised the book on publication. It was this very book to which G.K. Chesterton responds in "The Everlasting Man" as does Hilaire Bellock in "A Companion to Mr. Wells's "Outline of History." "In re-living the entire life of Mankind as a single imaginative experience, Mr. Wells was achieving something which they themselves would hardly have dared to attempt ... In fact, the purpose and value of Mr. Wells's book seem to have been better appreciated by the general public than by the professional historians of the day
The island of Dr. Moreau by H. G Wells( Book )

538 editions published between 1896 and 2017 in 17 languages and held by 5,272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After narrowly missing death at sea, a young man encounters an eccentric scientist on a lonely island, which leads to terror and a fight for survival
Tono-Bungay by H. G Wells( Book )

332 editions published between 1908 and 2017 in 16 languages and held by 4,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented as a miraculous cure-all, Tono-Bungay is in fact nothing other than a pleasant-tasting liquid with no positive effects. Nonetheless, when the young George Ponderevo is employed by his Uncle Edward to help market this ineffective medicine, he finds his life overwhelmed by its sudden success. Soon, the worthless substance is turned into a formidable fortune, as society becomes convinced of the merits of Tono-Bungay through a combination of skilled advertising and public credulity. As the newly rich George discovers, however, there is far more to class in England than merely the possession of wealth. - Amazon (summary for a later edition of this title)
The time machine by H. G Wells( Recording )

224 editions published between 1895 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Time Traveller first steps out of his magnificent time transport machine in the year 802,700! He finds the Earth populated by a race of slender pacifists and decides to study this lush land of flower people before returning to his own age
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Recording )

230 editions published between 1938 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate tale of Earth's invasion, written by one of the fathers of the science fiction genre. They came from a depleted, dying planet. Their target: the riches of a moist, green Earth. With horrifyingly advanced machines of destruction, they began their inexorable conquest. The war for Earth seemed destined to be ... but was it?
The history of Mr. Polly by H. G Wells( Book )

290 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 3,037 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The career of an unsuccessful, imaginative tradesman who, on sudden impulse, vanishes while his house is on fire and roams about on whimsical adventure. For other editions, see Author Catalog
The first men in the moon by H. G Wells( Book )

424 editions published between 1890 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 2,935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When penniless businessman Mr Bedford retreats to the Kent coast to write a play, he meets by chance the brilliant Dr Cavor, an absent-minded scientist on the brink of developing a material that blocks gravity. Cavor soon succeeds in his experiments, only to tell a stunned Bedford the invention makes possible one of the oldest dreams of humanity: a journey to the moon. With Bedford motivated by money and Cavor by the desire for knowledge, the two embark on the expedition. But neither are prepared for what they find - a world of freezing nights, boiling days and sinister alien life, on which they may be trapped forever."--Jacket
The invisible man by H. G Wells( Recording )

129 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,368 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The stranger came early in February ... He was wrapped up from head to foot and the brim of his soft felt hat hid every inch of his face but the shiny tip of his nose." After being evicted by his innkeeper, the invisible man reveals his "secret" and escapes without being seen by anyone. This eerie beginning develops into the story behind the "disfigured stranger" as he is hunted through the English countryside. Once a brilliant scientist, Griffin has been gradually consumed by his research. When he finally achieve his goal, the final result is his departure from humanity. He feels no remorse in using his invisibility to gratify his increasing desires. As he gradually loses his mid, it is hard to determine if it is a result of his chemical concoction, or a simple continuation of his moral decline. At a time when science fiction was depicting what wonders the future would bring, H.G. Wells was one the first writers to explore the dark side of science and portray how easily mortal man could be corrupted when tempted by seemingly unlimited power. - Container
A short history of the world by H. G Wells( Book )

455 editions published between 1915 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 2,170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Short History of the World is an engrossing account of the evolution of life and the development of the human race. Wells brings his monumental learning and penetrating historical insight to bear on the Neolithic era, the rise of Judaism, the Golden Age of Athens, the life of Christ, the rise of Islam, the discovery of America, the Industrial Revolution, and a host of other subjects"--Publisher website (August 2007)
Ann Veronica, a modern love story by H. G Wells( Book )

225 editions published between 1892 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ann Veronica Stanley rebels against her staid father, moves to London to go to college, becomes involved in the suffrage movement, and as a "new woman" rejects one man's advances, becomes engaged to another, and pursues an adulterous affair with a third
A modern utopia by H. G Wells( Book )

178 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The British novelist, historian, and social critic shares his view of a modern welfare state on a global level
The new Machiavelli by H. G Wells( Book )

175 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A successful author and liberal MP with a loving and benevolent wife, Richard Remington appears to be a man to envy. But underneath his superficial contentment, he is far from happy with either his marriage or the politics of his party. The New Machiavelli describes the disarray into which his life is thrown when he meets the young and beautiful Isabel Rivers and becomes tormented by desire. At first, he struggles to resist and remain focused upon his familiar political, personal, and social life. But, as he soon learns, it is harder than he could have imagined to turn his back on love. Based on Wells's own experiences, this is a vivid and unfailingly candid account of the damage wrought by a scandalous society affair and the overwhelming power of passion."--Back cover
In the days of the comet by H. G Wells( Book )

167 editions published between 1905 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 1,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

H. G. Wells's classic tale of the last days of the old earth and the extraterrestrial Change that becomes the salvation of the human race
God the invisible king by H. G Wells( Book )

74 editions published between 1910 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a discussion about religion and the human relationship to God
When the sleeper wakes by H. G Wells( Book )

130 editions published between 1899 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Graham, an 1890s radical pamphleteer who is eagerly awaiting the twentieth century and all the advances it will bring, is stricken with insomnia. Finally resorting to medication, he instantly falls into a deep sleep that lasts two hundred years. Upon waking in the twenty-second century to a strange and nightmarish place, he slowly discovers he is master of the world, revered by an adoring populace who consider him their leader. Terrified, he escapes from his chamber, seeking solace-- only to realize that not everyone adores him. In fact, some wish to destroy him."--Back cover
The secret places of the heart by H. G Wells( Book )

73 editions published between 1900 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 738 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The novel -- a thinly-veiled autobiography -- depicts an English gentleman, Sir Richard Hardy, who is attempting to sort out his marital problems while he travels the English countryside in the company of a psychiatrist."--Goodreads
The door in the wall, and other stories by H. G Wells( Book )

41 editions published between 1911 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely recognized as one of the key figures in the development of the science fiction and fantasy genres, H.G. Wells was a prolific writer who produced hundreds of short and long works in these styles. The tales collected in The Door in the Wall and Other Stories span Wells' early career and offer a satisfying cross-section of his work
 
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Bliss, Reginald.

Bliss Reginald 1866-1946

Boon, George, 1866-1946

H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells angol író, 1866-1946

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H. G. 웰스

Herbert George Wells

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Herbert Uells

Herbert Wells

Herberts Velss

Herbertus Georgius Wells

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Uèlls, Gerbert.

Uells, Gerbert 1866-1946

Uèlls, Gerbert Džordž.

Uėllʹs, Gerbert Džordž 1866-1946

Uélls, Guerbert 1866-1946

Uells, Herbert 1866-1946

Uėlʹs, Gerbert D.

Uėlʹs, Gerbert D. 1866-1946

Uelʹs, Gerbert Dschordsch 1866-1946

Uelss, H., 1866-1946

Ugel's, Gerbert D.

Vėlls, Chėrbėrt 1866-1946

Vels, Gerbert, 1866-1946

Vels, H. Dž.

Vels, Herbert, 1866-1946

Vels, Herbert Džordž

Velʹs, Khėrbert Zh 1866-1946

Velsas, Herbertas 1866-1946

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Velss, H. G. (Herberts F.), 1866-1946

Velss, H. (Herberts), 1866-1946

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Wells 1866-1946

Wells , Erberto Giorgio

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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George)

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Wels, Herberṭ Ǧôrǧ 1866-1946

Weruzu, H. G. 1866-1946

Wīlz, H.Ǧ., 1866-1946

Wīlz, Hirbirt Ǧūrǧ, 1866-1946

WLS, H. G. 1866-1946

Χ. Τζ. Γουέλς Συγγραφέας και ιστορικός

Вельс, Хэрберт Ж 1866-1946

Герберт Джордж Уэллс английский писатель и публицист

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Герберт Уэлс

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Уэллс Г. 1866-1946

Уэллс Г. Г. 1866-1946

Уэллс Г. Дж. 1866-1946

Уэллс, Герберт.

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אואילס, הירברט

אועלס, ה.

אועלס, ה.ג

איאלס, הירברט

הרברט ג'ורג' ולס סופר בריטי

ואלס, ה. ג'.

וואלעס, הרברט ג'ורג', 1866-1946

וולס, ה. ג׳

וולס, הרברט ג'ורג'

וועלס, הערנערט

וועלס, הרברט ג'ורג', 1866-1946

ולס, ג.

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ולס, הרברט ג׳ורג׳

اچ. جی. ولز نویسنده بریتانیایی

هـ. ج. ويلز، 1866-1949

هربرت جورج ويلز

ولز، هـ. ج.، 1866-1949

ولس، هربرت جورج

وه<<>>لس، هربرت جورج

ويلز، هربرت جورج

ويلز، هربرت جورج ، 1866-1949

ويلس، هربرت جورج

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எச். ஜி. வெல்ஸ்

എച്ച്.ജി. വെൽസ് ഇംഗ്ലീഷ് നോവലിസ്റ്റ്, അദ്ധ്യാപകൻ, ചരിത്രകാരൻ, പത്രപ്രവർത്തകൻ

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웰스, H. G. 1866-1946

웰스, 하버트 조지 1866-1946

웰스, 허버트 조지 1866-1946

웰즈 1866-1946

웰즈, H. G. 1866-1946

웰즈, 허버트 조지 1866-1946

ウェルズ

ウェルズ, H. G.

ウェルズ, ハーバート・ジョージ

ウエルズ, H. G.

ハーバート・ジョージ・ウェルズ

威尔士赫伯特·乔治 1866-1946

威尓斯, 赫. 乔.

威尓斯, 赫伯特・乔治

赫伯特·乔治·威尔斯

韦尓斯, 赫・乔

韦尔斯赫·乔 1866-1946

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The time machineThe invisible manThe outline of history, being a plain history of life and mankindThe island of Dr. MoreauTono-BungayThe time machineThe war of the worldsThe history of Mr. Polly