Wells, H. G. (Herbert George) 1866-1946
Most widely held works about H. G Wells
Most widely held works by H. G Wells
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells ( Book )
840 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in 33 languages and held by 6,199 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 )
835 editions published between 1895 and 9999 in 34 languages and held by 5,921 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 )
701 editions published between 1897 and 2011 in 39 languages and held by 5,092 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 )
406 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 23 languages and held by 4,171 libraries worldwide
Having coined the phrase "the war that will end war," H.G. Wells was disillusioned by the World War I peace settlement. Convinced that humanity needed to awaken to the instability of the world order and remember lessons from the past, the author of The time machine, The invisible man, and The war of the Worlds set about writing history. Wells hoped to remind mankind of its common past, provide it with a basis for international patriotism, and guide it to renounce war.
The island of Dr. Moreau by H. G Wells ( Book )
372 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in 23 languages and held by 3,943 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 )
236 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 3,107 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. -Includes a newly established text, a full biographical essay on Wells, a list of further reading, and detailed notes -Edward Mendelson's introduction explores the many ways in which "Tono-Bungay" satirizes the fictions and delusions that shape modern life.
Experiment in autobiography; discoveries and conclusions of a very ordinary brain (since 1866) by H. G Wells ( Book )
154 editions published between 1934 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 2,382 libraries worldwide
In this autobiography, the author shows how he overcame childhood deprivations, traumatic injuries, diabetes, tuberculosis and marriage failure, to become a world famous and wealthy author.
Seven science fiction novels by H. G Wells ( Book )
13 editions published between 1895 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,343 libraries worldwide
The Time Machine.
The first men in the moon by H. G Wells ( Book )
246 editions published between 1890 and 2010 in 20 languages and held by 2,237 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."--BOOK JACKET.
The history of Mr. Polly by H. G Wells ( Book )
215 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 2,021 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.
Ann Veronica by H. G Wells ( Book )
148 editions published between 1892 and 2010 in 9 languages and held by 1,975 libraries worldwide
Twenty-one-year-old Ann Veronica Stanley is determined to live her own life, and when her father forbids her from attending a fashionable ball, she decides to leave her family home and make a fresh start in London.
Mr. Britling sees it through by H. G Wells ( Book )
90 editions published between 1900 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 1,634 libraries worldwide
This historical novel is set during World War I. The title character, Mr. Britling, is an eccentric writer whose days in the summer of 1914 consist of luxurious house parties, international guests, and quick hops across the channel to visit his mistress. However, this changes as Germany marches into Belgium.
The new Machiavelli by H. G Wells ( Book )
125 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,611 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."--Amazon synopsis.
God the invisible king by H. G Wells ( Book )
41 editions published between 1910 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,494 libraries worldwide
A modern utopia by H. G Wells ( Book )
106 editions published between 1900 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 1,387 libraries worldwide
"While walking in the Swiss Alps, two English travellers fall into a space-warp, and suddenly find themselves in another world. In many ways the same as our own - even down to the characters that inhabit it - this new planet is still somehow radically different, for the two walkers are now upon a Utopian Earth controlled by a single World Government. Here, as they soon learn, all share a common language, there is sexual, economic and racial equality, and society is ruled by socialist ideals enforced by an austere, voluntary elite: the 'Samurai'. But what will the Utopians make of these new visitors from a less perfect world?" -- Back cover.
The soul of a bishop by H. G Wells ( Book )
24 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,349 libraries worldwide
War and the future Italy, France and Britain at war by H. G Wells ( Book )
28 editions published between 1917 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,333 libraries worldwide
H.G. Wells sets forth an intriguing first-hand observation of Italy, France and Britain under severe duress during the "War to End All Wars", World War I. He insightfully examines the technological effects of modern warfare, particularly the introduction of the tank and aerial bombing on human nature.
When the sleeper wakes by H. G Wells ( Book )
89 editions published between 1899 and 2010 in 11 languages and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
Graham was a young man when he was overcome by a strange deep sleep. He was still youthful when he finally woke up--two hundred years later! And the world that he resumed life in was a fabulous one--a world of great marvels and scientific achievement, whose strange underlying economy was that it was all his private property.
The science of life by H. G Wells ( Book )
63 editions published between 1929 and 2003 in 10 languages and held by 1,313 libraries worldwide
A short history of the world by H. G Wells ( Book )
200 editions published between 1915 and 2010 in 18 languages and held by 1,038 libraries worldwide
Wells's two-volume Outline of History, published in 1920, was the first general history constructred on an evolutionary, sociological and anthropological basis. It was immensely popular and set the basis for this Short History, which Wells created "to meet the needs of the busy general reader, too driven to study the maps and time charts of that Outline in detail, who wises to refresh and repair his faded or fragmentary concpetions of the great adventure of mankind."
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ולס, ה. ג., 1866־1946
ולס, ה. ג. (הרברט ג'ורג'), 1866-1946
ולס, הרברט ג׳ורג׳
ולס, הרברט ג'ורג
Уэллс, Герберт Джордж
וולס, ה.ג׳. כרמלי, ליאורה
威尔斯, H. G
וולס, ה. ג
ולס, ה. ג
威尔斯, Herbert George
וולס, ה.ג׳. קדמן, חיים
Уэллс, Г. Г
Вэллз, Г. Д
ולס, הרברט ג׳ורג
韦尔斯, H. G
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