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War of the Worlds and the Time Machine

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ISBN-10: 0957886861

ISBN-13: 9780957886865

Edition: 2002

Authors: H. G. Wells

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Book details

List price: $6.75
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Deodand Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 172
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
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…