The Time Machine

3.88 avg rating
( 341,033 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780817220242: The Time Machine
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

To go backward and forward in timr _ is it impossible?Nobody in London believes a young scientist's tale of doing just that. But they are asoundedwhen the time traveler, as thety cakllhin,returnsith actual proofof his amazing flights!.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

H. G. Wells, the third son of a small shopkeeper, was born in Bromley in 1866. After two years' apprenticeship in a draper's shop, he became a pupil-teacher at Midhurst Grammar School and won a scholarship to study under T. H. Huxley at the Normal School of Science, South Kensington. He taught biology before becoming a professional writer and journalist. He wrote more than a hundred books, including novels, essays, histories and programmes for world regeneration. Wells, who rose from obscurity to world fame, had an emotionally and intellectually turbulent life. His prophetic imagination was first displayed in pioneering works of science fiction such as The Time Machine (1895), The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897) and The War of the Worlds (1898). Later he became an apostle of socialism, science and progress, whose anticipations of a future world state include The Shape of Things to Come (1933). His controversial views on sexual equality and women's rights were expressed in the novels Ann Veronica (1909) and The New Machiavelli (1911). He was, in Bertrand Russell's words, 'an important liberator of thought and action'. Wells drew on his own early struggles in many of his best novels, including Love and Mr Lewisham (1900), Kipps (1905), Tono-Bungay (1909) and The

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780143566434: The Time Machine (Popular Penguins)

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0143566431 ISBN 13:  9780143566434
Publisher: Penguin Classics, 2011
Softcover

9781907523021: The Time Machine (Cathedral Classics)

Azilot..., 2010
Softcover

9788174760258: The Time Machine (UBSPD's World Classics)

UBS Pu..., 2012
Softcover

9781559027793: The Time Machine

Berkle..., 1979
Softcover

9781908166005: The Time Machine (Jackdaw Classics)

Jackda..., 2011
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Steck-Vaughn Company, Wells, H. G.
Published by Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers (1983)
ISBN 10: 0817220240 ISBN 13: 9780817220242
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers, 1983. Condition: Good. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP90057969

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
US$ 3.64
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds