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The Food of the Gods

by H.G. Wells on 2018-08-09

The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth is a science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1904. Wells called it "a fantasia on the change of scale in human affairs. . . . I had hit upon [the idea] while working out the possibilities of the near future in a book of speculations called Anticipations (1901)."[1] There have been various B-movie adaptations. The novel is about a group of scientists who invent a food that accelerates the growth of children and turns them into giants when they become adults.

The Time Machine - An Invention: Unabridged

by H.G. Wells on 2018-06-21

H.G. Wells classic science fiction tale "The Time Machine" is the first of Wells' "scientific romances" (which included "The Invisible Man," "War of the Worlds" and "The Island of Doctor Moreau").  This edition includes the original, unabridged manuscript as it was originally serialized in the New Republic.

"The TIme Machine" relates the story of The Time Traveller, a Victorian inventor who creates a machine that allows him to travel to any time period.  He chooses to rocket forward into the unknown world of the future, landing in the year 802,701 where he encounters the humanoids descendants of Earth, the seemigly friendly and benign Eloi and the subterranean and primitive Morlocks. 

The Time Traveller rescues and befriends a young Eloi girl named Weena and, upon discovering that his machine has been stolen by the Morlocks, must descend into their dark kingdom to recover it.

Hailed for over a century as one of the finest science fiction stories of all time, H.G. Wells "The Time Machine" is a classic story of adventure, exploration and scientific curiosity.


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