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The sleeper awakes

Author: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder; Andy Sawyer
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A troubled insomniac in 1890s England falls suddenly into a sleep-like trance, from which he does not awake for over two hundred years. During his centuries of slumber, however, investments are made that make him the richest and most powerful man on Earth. But when he comes out of his trance he is horrified to discover that the money accumulated in his name is being used to maintain a hierarchal society in which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
Sleeper awakes.
London : Penguin, 2005
(OCoLC)607462342
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder; Andy Sawyer
ISBN: 0141441062 9780141441061
OCLC Number: 57382315
Description: xxxvi, 252 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells ; edited with an introduction by Patrick Parrinder ; notes by Andy Sawyer.

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A troubled insomniac in 1890s England falls suddenly into a sleep- like trance, from which he does not awake for over two hundred years. During his centuries of slumber, however, investments are made  Read more...

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