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Country of the Blind and Other Stories

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ISBN-10: 0486295699

ISBN-13: 9780486295695

Edition: N/A

Authors: H. G. Wells, Martin Gardner

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6 entertaining short stories from the foremost science fiction writer of his time. Includes "The Star," a gripping tale about a massive celestial object hurtling towards the Earth, as well as "The New Accelerator," "The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes," "Under the Knife," and 2 more.
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Book details

List price: $3.00
Publisher: Dover Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/28/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 96
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

H.G. 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. He read widely and got a position as a student assistant in a secondary school, eventually winning a scholarship to the College of Science in South Kensington, where he studied biology under the British biologist and educator, Thomas Henry Huxley. After graduating, Wells took several different teaching positions and began writing for magazines. When his stories began to sell, he left teaching to write full time. Wells's first major novel, The Time Machine (1895), launched his career as a…    

Martin Gardner is the author of more than seventy books on a vast range of topics including "Did Adam & Eve Have Navels?", "Calculus Made Easy", & "The Annotated Alice". He lives in Hendersonville, North Carolina.