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Author: H G Wells; Alvin Langdon Coburn
Publisher: Boston : David R. Godine, 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The title story tells of a promising public figure used up by his job and obsessed by a vision of an enchanted garden he had known as a child. It is a tale all of us know, the attempt to recover a period when our lives were simpler and complications lay far in the future. Other titles are: "The Star," "A Dream of Armageddon," "The Cone," "A Moonlight Fable," "The Diamond Maker," "The Lord of the Dynamos," and Wells'  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wells, H.G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
Door in the wall, and other stories.
Boston : D.R. Godine, 1980
(OCoLC)558542977
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Alvin Langdon Coburn
ISBN: 0879233265 9780879233266 0879233273 9780879233273
OCLC Number: 6676757
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : M. Kennerly, 1911.
Target Audience: 1110
Description: 157 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The door in the wall --
The star --
A dream of Armageddon --
The cone --
A moonlight fable --
The diamond maker --
The lord of the dynamos --
The country of the blind.
Responsibility: by H.G. Wells ; with photographs by Alvin Langdon Coburn ; afterword by Jeffrey A. Wolin.

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The title story tells of a promising public figure used up by his job and obsessed by a vision of an enchanted garden he had known as a child. It is a tale all of us know, the attempt to recover a period when our lives were simpler and complications lay far in the future. Other titles are: "The Star," "A Dream of Armageddon," "The Cone," "A Moonlight Fable," "The Diamond Maker," "The Lord of the Dynamos," and Wells' durably celebrated story of true freedom and the human spirit, "The Country of the Blind."

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