Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English writer.
Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English writer. He is now best remembered for his science fiction novels and is often called the "father of science fiction", along with Jules Verne and the publisher Hugo Gernsback.
Start by marking The Complete Science Fiction Treasury of . HG Wells was way ahead of his time
Start by marking The Complete Science Fiction Treasury of . Wells as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. HG Wells was way ahead of his time. Very little that is bad in this book, except may Year of the Comet. Food of the Gods is a very well written book. Time Machine is ground-breaking. When I came across a beautiful volume of Wells’s collected science fiction (there are three additional titles that are not as well known), it was a great opportunity to properly acquaint myself with Wells.
One man though, by the name of Herbert George Wells has been considered by some to be the father of modern science fiction. com) H. G. Wells as some may call him, have had various books, and stories that has made him very famous in the great book world around the nation, as far as modern science fiction goes. Wells best know books include, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds and The Island Of Dr. Moreau. Out of 100 Books Wells wrote fifty of them were top sellers across the United States and many parts of the world.
Wells, H. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. Science fiction, English. New York : Avenel Books : distributed by Crown Publishers. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; china.
Wells was born in Bromley, England, the son of an unsuccessful merchant. After a limited education, he was apprenticed to a dry-goods merchant, but soon found he wanted something more out of life. Many of Wells's stories are based on his own experiences. The History of Mr. Polly (1910) draws on the life of Wells's father. Kipps (1905) uses Wells's experience as an apprentice, and Love and Mr. Lewisham (1900) draws on Wells's experiences as a school teacher.
Herbert George Wells, often referred to as H. Wells, was an English writer best known for his science fiction works that gave a vision of the future
Herbert George Wells, often referred to as H. Wells, was an English writer best known for his science fiction works that gave a vision of the future. He was well-known for being proficient in many other genres as well, and had written several novels, short stories, biographies, and autobiographies. An avid reader since a very young age, he read books by Washington Irving, Charles Dickens, Jonathan Swift, Voltaire, and many other important writers of the Enlightenment period. His works were influenced by them in some way or the other.
G Wells was the son of domestic servants turned small shopkeepers.
Wells, English novelist, journalist, sociologist, and historian best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invisible Man, and The War of the Worlds. Learn more about Wells’s life and accomplishments in this article. Wells was the son of domestic servants turned small shopkeepers. He grew up under the continual threat of poverty, and at age 14, after a very inadequate education supplemented by his inexhaustible love of reading, he was apprenticed to a draper in Windsor.
The English author, Herbert George Wells, also commonly referred to as the father of science fiction
The English author, Herbert George Wells, also commonly referred to as the father of science fiction. Wells was born in Bromley, Kent County, England on September 21, 1866 to Sarah Neil who worked as a maid to the upper class and Joseph Wells, a professional cricket player and a shopkeeper. The family suffered poverty and Wells’ parents did not lead a happy married life.
Herbert George Wells (1866–1946), known as H. Wells, was a prolific English writer in many genres, including .
His most notable science fiction works include The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invisible Man, and The War of the Worlds. Table of Contents: The Time Machine. The War of The Worlds. The Island of Doctor Moreau.
Author: H. G. Wells,Herbert George Wells
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Publisher: Random House Value Publishing (June 24, 1987)
Pages: 860 pages
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