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World Set Free

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ISBN-10: 1576462765

ISBN-13: 9781576462768

Edition: 2000

Authors: H. G. Wells

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In this thought-provoking masterpiece, H.G. Wells predicts the inventions that will inadvertently lead to mass destruction, forcing the world to "start over." You will see many similarities between H.G. Wells' new world and today's world due to the recent technological revolution. This stimulating novel will leave you wondering if and when the remaining predictions will come to pass!
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Book details

List price: $7.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Quiet Vision Publishing
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 138
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
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…