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Tales of Space and Time

Tales of Space and Time

Tales of Space and Time

by H. G. Wells

Publisher Harper & Brothers Publishers

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A collection of three short stories and two novellas written between 1897 and 1898. All the stories had first been published in various monthly periodicals and this was the first volume to collect these stories.

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H. G. Wells

Herbert George Wells was an English writer. Prolific in many genres, he wrote dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, history, satire, biography and autobiography. His work also included two books on recreational war games. Wells 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.


Wells rendered his works convincing by instilling commonplace detail alongside a single extraordinary assumption – dubbed “Wells's law” – leading Joseph Conrad to hail him in 1898 as "O Realist of the Fantastic!". His most notable science fiction works include The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The War of the Worlds and the military science fiction The War in the Air. Wells was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Good first edition. Due to age, some discolouration and foxing, as pictured. Missing piece of the hardcover at the top of the spine, and general wear to the cover edges. This book is located in our Brighton store, and may take longer for delivery.

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