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

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The war of the worlds by H. G Wells ( Book )
621 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 13,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As life on Mars becomes impossible, Martians and their terrifying machines invade the earth
The Time machine by H. G Wells ( Book )
468 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 9,399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A time traveler voyages into the year 802701 to discover that the world is divided into two groups, the Morlocks and the Eloi
The invisible man a grotesque romance by H. G Wells ( Book )
461 editions published between 1897 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 9,068 WorldCat member 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 )
342 editions published between 1919 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 7,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Tono-Bungay by H. G Wells ( Book )
239 editions published between 1908 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 5,890 WorldCat member 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 island of Dr. Moreau by H. G Wells ( Book )
280 editions published between 1896 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,433 WorldCat member 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 wheels of chance a bicycling idyll by H. G Wells ( )
177 editions published between 1896 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 3,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The first men in the moon by H. G Wells ( Book )
265 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,922 WorldCat member 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
The history of Mr. Polly by H. G Wells ( Book )
236 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,543 WorldCat member 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
Ann Veronica a modern love story by H. G Wells ( Book )
162 editions published between 1892 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,653 WorldCat member 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 new Machiavelli by H. G Wells ( Book )
135 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,633 WorldCat member 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
A modern utopia by H. G Wells ( Book )
100 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Soul of a bishop by H. G Wells ( )
in English and held by 2,304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the days of the comet by H. G Wells ( Book )
100 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Love and Mr. Lewisham by H. G Wells ( Book )
143 editions published between 1889 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The invisible man by H. G Wells ( )
72 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,112 WorldCat member 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
Mr. Britling sees it through by H. G Wells ( Book )
93 editions published between 1900 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This historical novel is set during World War I. The title character, Mr. Britling, is an eccentric writer whose days in the summer of 1914 consist of luxurious house parties, international guests, and quick hops across the channel to visit his mistress. However, this changes as Germany marches into Belgium
The door in the wall, and other stories by H. G Wells ( )
40 editions published between 1906 and 2013 in English and held by 1,888 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Widely recognized as one of the key figures in the development of the science fiction and fantasy genres, H.G. Wells was a prolific writer who produced hundreds of short and long works in these styles. The tales collected in The Door in the Wall and Other Stories span Wells' early career and offer a satisfying cross-section of his work
The time machine; an invention by H. G Wells ( Book )
123 editions published between 1895 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A classic novel of the future follows the Time Traveller as he hurtles one million years into the future and encounters a world populated by two distinct races, the childlike Eloi and the disgusting Morlocks who prey on the Eloi
Twelve stories and a dream by H. G Wells ( )
54 editions published between 1903 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1905, Twelve stories and a dream contains stories written by Wells between 1897 and 1903. Among them are "The magic shop," "Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland," "Jimmy goggles the God," and "Mr. Ledbetter's vacation," whose virtuous main character gives in to his criminal instincts and ends up on the other side of the world. The "Dream" of the volume's title is Wells's famous futuristic, anti-war story "A dream of armageddon."
 
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Alternative Names
Bliss, Reginald.
Bliss, Reginald, 1866-1946
Boon, George, 1866-1946
H. G. Wells
Uèll's.
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
Vells, H. (Herberts), 1866-1946
Vels, Gerbert, 1866-1946
Vels, H. Dž.
Vels, Herbert, 1866-1946
Vels, Herbert Džordž
Velʹs, Khėrbert Zh., 1866-1946
Velsas, Herbertas 1866-1946
Velsas, Herbertas Džordžas 1866-1946
Velss, H. G., 1866-1946
Velss, H. (Herberts), 1866-1946
Velss, Herberts, 1866-1946
Wells, G. H.
Wells, H
Wells, H.G.
Wells, H. G., 1866-1946
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George)
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
Wells, Herbert G.
Wells, Herbert G. 1866-1946
Wells, Herbert Geo 1866-1946
Wells, Herbert Georg 1866-1946
Wells, Herbert George.
Wells, Herbert-George 1866-1946
Wells, Herbert Georges 1866-1946
Wels, H. G.
Wels, Herberṭ Ǧôrǧ 1866-1946
Weruzu, H. G., 1866-1946
Wīlz, H.Ǧ., 1866-1946
Wīlz, Hirbirt Ǧūrǧ, 1866-1946
WLS, H. G. 1866-1946
Вельс, Хэрберт Ж., 1866-1946
Уэллс, Герберт, 1866-1946
Уэллс, Герберт Дж., 1866-1946
Уэллс, Гергерт, 1866-1946
Уэлльс, Г. (Герберт), 1866-1946
Уэлльс, Герберт, 1866-1946
Уэльс, Г. Дж., 1866-1946
Уэльс, Герберт, 1866-1946
Уэльс, Герберт Д., 1866-1946
Уэльс, Герберт Джордж, 1866-1946
Уэльс, Х. Г., 1866-1946
אועלס, ה.
אועלס, ה.ג
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
ويلز، هربرت جورج ، 1866-1949
ウェルズ
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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