The Crystal Egg & Other Stories (Paperback)- H.G. Wells

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The Crystal Egg & Other Stories (Paperback)- H.G. Wells

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Publisher : Wordsworth Editions Ltd (January 9, 2017)
Language : English
Paperback : 480 pages
ISBN-10 : 1840227397
ISBN-13 : 978-1840227390
Item Weight : 10.5 ounces

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This volume contains a generous selection of the tales of H. G. Wells, some of them famous, some forgotten. They demonstrate his immense imaginative energy, his originality, his prophetic genius, and his mastery of a range embracing Gothic horror, social satire, lyrical reverie and Utopian fantasy.

Here Wells predicts the use of the tank, the aeroplane, the parachute and the bathysphere; he depicts the arrival of monsters from the deep, and envisages the destruction of life on our planet. Nevertheless, in social comedy, Wells anticipates E. M. Forster. We also see why Wells proved to be a provocation and inspiration not only to numerous science-fiction writers but also to such eminent authors as Vladimir Nabokov, Jorge Luis Borges and William Golding.

Entertaining, disturbing, astonishing and thought-provoking, these tales constitute a Wellsian cornucopia. Enjoy!

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