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The first men in the moon

Author: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder; China Miéville; Steven McLean
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wells, H.G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
First men in the moon.
London : Penguin, 2005
(OCoLC)603769911
Online version:
Wells, H.G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
First men in the moon.
London : Penguin, 2005
(OCoLC)607572578
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder; China Miéville; Steven McLean
ISBN: 0141441089 9780141441085
OCLC Number: 57382327
Description: 213 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells ; edited by Patrick Parrinder ; with an introduction by China Miéville and notes by Steven McLean.

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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  Read more...

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Written with astonishing animation and lucidity. G. K. Chesterton"

 
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