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Island Of Dr Moreau By H.G. Wells
1,394 wordsThe Island of Dr Moreau, by H.G. Wells, is not an ordinary science fiction novel. It doesn't deal with aliens or anything from outer space, but with biological science that exists on earth. The novel was about a character, Edmund Prendick that gets involved with an island of experimentation. At first glance, this tropical paradise seems idyllic. But deep in the jungles lies a terrifying secret. Moreau and Montgomery have been performing scientific research on human beings and the experiment goes...
Wells's Science Fiction
416 wordsH.G. Wells (web H.G. Wells) (Times Literary Supplement, "In defence of H.G. Wells) (The Nation, "The Fabians Were Not Amused") (Review of English Studies) Herbert George Wells, better known to the world as H.G. Wells, was born in a small English village in 1866. His parents were middle class and he had been initially apprenticed to be a draper. He quickly abandoned this though, and started teaching school, writing literature, and studying journalism. Despite his family's lack of money, he attend...
Number Of Wells's Predictions
1,740 wordsThe Innovations and Predictions of H.G. Wells When one mentions the term "science fiction", only one name should come to mind: H. G Wells. Wells is indeed best known today as the father of modern science fiction. Over a career that spanned five decades, Wells produced nearly one hundred full-length books, a large number of them novels. The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The War of Worlds, World Brain, and several other works in Wells's canon are classics in the field of science fiction that ha...
Number Of Other Famous Novels H.G. Wells
1,216 wordsHerbert George Wells or H.G. as he liked to be called is man that stands out in English literature and English history. As far as literature is concerned Wells was a pioneer of his genre. He wrote science-fiction novels that would invoke his readers minds with people from other planets and of other dimensions. He brought to us invisible men and creepy creatures. He did this while inserting his own political ideologies. That is where the history comes into the picture. He influenced generation af...
Prophet Of The Future H.G. Wells
1,231 wordsH.G. Wells and the Shape of Things to Come Heat rays destroying London, time machines sending people far ahead into the future, and men who can't even be seen: these are all things that H.G. Wells uses in his science-fiction novels. His imagination allows the reader to immerse themselves in the book and do, in their mind, what the characters are doing. Wells' books were, in part, based on real-life happenings. War of the Worlds was conjured up in his mind because of the close position of Mars to...
Year After H.G. Wells
1,093 wordsOne of the most prolific writers of his time, H.G. (Herbert George) Wells was able to do it all. He was universal, and could write from many different sides. He was one of the most versitile writers, as he could write like a novelist, as in the The History of Mr. Polly. He could also write short stories, like The Star, or The Door In The Wall. He was also considered to be a visionary and a dreamer, as shown throughout A Modern Utopia, and Men Like Gods. What Wells was most famous for was his abi...
Well's Start Writing Novels And Stories
2,158 wordsIn History, many writers have tried to touch on stories of science fiction, but were not too successful. One man though, by the name of Herbert George Wells has been considered by some to be the father of modern science fiction. (GeoCities. com) H.G. Wells as some may call him, have had various books, and stories that has made him very famous in the great book world around the nation, as far as modern science fiction goes. Wells best know books include, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The W...
1,779 wordsHerbert George Wells was born in Bromley, Kent, a suburb of London, to a lower-middle-class family. He attended London University and the Royal College of Science where he studied zoology. One of his professors instilled in him a belief in social as well as biological evolution which Wells later cited as the important and influential aspect of his education. This is how it all began. Maybe without this professor Wells wouldnt be the famous author he is today. Most of Wells novels are science fic...
Wells In Some Of His Books
2,859 wordsHerbert George Wells was born on September 21, 1866 in Bromley, England, the last of four children. His mother was a house cleaner and his father was a shopkeeper. When he was eight years old, he broke his leg, spent a lot of time reading, and discovered an intense interest in books. At the age of thirteen, his father was injured in an accident so Wells had to leave school and work for a draper. He hated this work and managed to change his employment by working for his uncle and becoming a part-...
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