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The First Men in the Moon.

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1901.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The First Men in the Moon is a 1901 scientific romance novel by the British author H.G. Wells. ' The novel tells the story of a journey to the moon undertaken by the two main protagonists, the impoverished businessman Mr Bedford and the brilliant but eccentric scientist Dr. Cavor. On arrival, Bedford and Cavor find the moon inhabited by an extra terrestrial civilization the two name as "Selenites". The novel can  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 9781877527210 1877527211
OCLC Number: 437241906
Description: 1 online resource (314 pages)
Contents: Title; Contents; Chapter 1 Mr. Bedford Meets Mr. Cavor At Lympne; Chapter 2 The First Making Of Cavorite; Chapter 3 The Building Of The Sphere; Chapter 4 Inside The Sphere; Chapter 5 The Journey To The Moon; Chapter 6 The Landing On The Moon; Chapter 7 Sunrise On The Moon; Chapter 8 A Lunar Morning; Chapter 9 Prospecting Begins; Chapter 10 Lost Men In The Moon; Chapter 11 The Mooncalf Pastures; Chapter 12 The Selenite's Face; Chapter 13 Mr. Cavor Makes Some Suggestions; Chapter 14 Experiments In Intercourse; Chapter 15 The Giddy Bridge; Chapter 16 Points Of View. Chapter 17 The Fight In The Cave Of The Moon ButchersChapter 18 In The Sunlight; Chapter 19 Mr. Bedford Alone; Chapter 20 Mr. Bedford In Infinite Space; Chapter 21 Mr. Bedford At Littlestone; Chapter 22 The Astonishing Communication Of Mr. Julius Wendigee; Chapter 23 An Abstract Of The Six Messages First Received From Mr. Cavor; Chapter 24 The Natural History Of The Selenites; Chapter 25 The Grand Lunar; Chapter 26 The Last Message Cavor Sent To The.

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The First Men in the Moon is a 1901 scientific romance novel by the British author H.G. Wells. ' The novel tells the story of a journey to the moon undertaken by the two main protagonists, the impoverished businessman Mr Bedford and the brilliant but eccentric scientist Dr. Cavor. On arrival, Bedford and Cavor find the moon inhabited by an extra terrestrial civilization the two name as "Selenites". The novel can also be read as a critique of prevailing political opinions of the period, particularly of imperialism. The theme of a clash between civilizations is reminiscent of Wells' e.

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