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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George) 1866-1946

Works: 5,276 works in 21,612 publications in 20 languages and 323,703 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Satire  Juvenile works  History  Dictionaries 
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Roles: Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Creator, Scenarist, Other, Conceptor, Honoree, Dedicatee, Interviewee, Contributor, Former owner, Performer, Author of dialog, Recipient, Correspondent, Adapter, Speaker, Translator
Classifications: PR5774, 823.912
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The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Book )
606 editions published between 1897 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 14,610 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 )
678 editions published between 1895 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 12,547 libraries worldwide
A young scientist, to the amazement and disbelief of his colleagues and other experts, has perfected a machine that lets him live one of mankind's oldest dreams--to live in times other than his own
The invisible man by H. G Wells( Book )
600 editions published between 1897 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 11,523 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 )
326 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 7,392 libraries worldwide
A universal history of the world written in 1920 by novelist H.G. Wells
Tono-Bungay by H. G Wells( Book )
308 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 6,330 libraries worldwide
George Ponderovo's quiet young life is changed for ever when he is forced to leave home and is apprenticed to his dynamic Uncle Edward in his chemist's shop. Edward, determined to 'strike out', invents a bogus medicine called Tono-Bungay which earns him a vast fortune. George's share of the wealth enables him to live out his fantasies by building an aeroplane. As he witnesses the spectacular rise of the Tono-Bungay empire he contemplates a corrupt English society that allows his uncle to wield so much power. This is the only popular edition of the text to include Wells's final revisions. The notes explain his multi-layered allusions, and the Introduction places the novel in its literary and historical context
The first men in the moon by H. G Wells( Book )
267 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,079 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
Ann Veronica by H. G Wells( file )
186 editions published between 1892 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,063 libraries worldwide
Ann Veronica is about the artificiality of modern life, the war between parents and children, the rights of women, the mysteries of love, and the struggles of a young woman to understand and integrate love into the larger meaning of her life. The book deals with contemporary political issues of the time, concentrating specifically on feminist issues. In the course of the action the heroine matures from an innocent and naïve girl to a representative of the "new woman" ... "Her manner was one of quiet reserve, and behind this mask she was wildly discontented and eager for freedom and life., She wanted to live. She was vehemently impatient--she did not clearly know for what--to do, to be, to experience. And experience was slow in coming"
The island of Dr. Moreau by H. G Wells( Book )
149 editions published between 1896 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,018 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
The history of Mr. Polly by H. G Wells( Book )
258 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,821 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
The time machine by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
189 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,662 libraries worldwide
The Time Traveller first steps out of his magnificent time transport machine in the year 802,700! He finds the Earth populated by a race of slender pacifists and decides to study this lush land of flower people before returning to his own age
Soul of a bishop by H. G Wells( file )
65 editions published between 1907 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,540 libraries worldwide
In Wells's thinly veiled autobiographical novel (1922), English gentleman Sir Richard Hardy tries to sort out his marital problems—by touring the countryside with Dr. Martineau, his psychiatrist. The story has also been called a love letter to birth-control activist Margaret Sanger, with whom Wells had a passionate affair
The war of the worlds by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
164 editions published between 1938 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,018 libraries worldwide
The ultimate tale of Earth's invasion, written by one of the fathers of the science fiction genre. They came from a depleted, dying planet. Their target: the riches of a moist, green Earth. With horrifyingly advanced machines of destruction, they began their inexorable conquest. The war for Earth seemed destined to be ... but was it?
The island of Doctor Moreau by H. G Wells( Book )
163 editions published between 1896 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,841 libraries worldwide
Following a shipwreck a young naturalist finds himself on an island run by a mad scientist intent on creating a strain of Beast Men
The new Machiavelli by H. G Wells( Book )
161 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,808 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
The wheels of chance a bicycling idyll by H. G Wells( file )
108 editions published between 1896 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,734 libraries worldwide
A modern utopia by H. G Wells( Book )
128 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,624 libraries worldwide
The invisible man by H. G Wells( Sound Recording )
107 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,433 libraries worldwide
"The stranger came early in February ... He was wrapped up from head to foot and the brim of his soft felt hat hid every inch of his face but the shiny tip of his nose." After being evicted by his innkeeper, the invisible man reveals his "secret" and escapes without being seen by anyone. This eerie beginning develops into the story behind the "disfigured stranger" as he is hunted through the English countryside. Once a brilliant scientist, Griffin has been gradually consumed by his research. When he finally achieve his goal, the final result is his departure from humanity. He feels no remorse in using his invisibility to gratify his increasing desires. As he gradually loses his mid, it is hard to determine if it is a result of his chemical concoction, or a simple continuation of his moral decline. At a time when science fiction was depicting what wonders the future would bring, H.G. Wells was one the first writers to explore the dark side of science and portray how easily mortal man could be corrupted when tempted by seemingly unlimited power. - Container
Love and Mr. Lewisham by H. G Wells( Book )
154 editions published between 1889 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,321 libraries worldwide
In the days of the comet by H. G Wells( Book )
101 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,309 libraries worldwide
God the invisible king by H. G Wells( file )
50 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,309 libraries worldwide
In this 1917 work of nonfiction, a sequel to First and Last Things , Wells declared his profound belief in a personal and intimate God." However, he was highly critical of organized Christianity since the Council of Nicaea. An agnostic on the issue of creation, he argues for the role of God as Redeemer
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Alternative Names
Bliss, Reginald.
Bliss Reginald 1866-1946
Boon, George, 1866-1946
H. G. Wells
Uèlls, Gerbert.
Uells, Gerbert 1866-1946
Uèlls, Gerbert Džordž.
Uélls, Guerbert 1866-1946
Uėlʹs, Gerbert D. 1866-1946
Uelʹs, Gerbert Dschordsch 1866-1946
Uelss, H., 1866-1946
Ugel's, Gerbert D.
Vėlls, Chėrbėrt 1866-1946
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Vels, H. Dž.
Vels, Herbert, 1866-1946
Vels, Herbert Džordž
Velʹs, Khėrbert Zh 1866-1946
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Wells , Erberto Giorgio
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Вельс, Хэрберт Ж 1866-1946
Уэллс, Герберт.
Уэллс, Герберт, 1866-1946
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אועלס, ה.
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איאלס, הירברט
וואלעס, הרברט ג'ורג', 1866-1946
וולס, ה. ג׳
וועלס, הערנערט
וועלס, הרברט ג'ורג', 1866-1946
ולס, ה. ג.
ולס, ה. ג 1866־1946
ולס, ה. ג. (הרברט ג'ורג'), 1866-1946
ולס, הרברט ג׳ורג׳
هـ. ج. ويلز، 1866-1949
ولز، هـ. ج.، 1866-1949
ولس، هربرت جورج
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ويلز، هربرت جورج
ويلز، هربرت جورج ، 1866-1949
ويلس، هربرت جورج
ウェルズ, H. G.
ウェルズ, ハーバート・ジョージ
ウエルズ, H. G.
威尔士赫伯特·乔治 1866-1946
韦尔斯赫·乔 1866-1946
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