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H. G. Wells and his family, as I have known them

Mathilde Marie Meyer

H. G. Wells and his family, as I have known them

by Mathilde Marie Meyer

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Published by International Pub. Co. in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wells, H. G. 1866-1946

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwith a pref. by F. R. Wells.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5776 .M4 1956
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6209964M
    LC Control Number56036277
    OCLC/WorldCa25440792

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H. G. Wells and his family, as I have known them by Mathilde Marie Meyer Download PDF EPUB FB2

H G Wells and his Family (as I have known them). With a Preface by F.R. Wells by WELLS (H.G). MEYER (M.M). and a great selection of related books, art. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

H.G. Wells, in full Herbert George Wells, (born SeptemBromley, Kent, England—died AugLondon), English novelist, journalist, sociologist, and historian best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine and The War of the Worlds and such comic novels as Tono-Bungay and The History of Mr.

Polly. Get this from a library. H.G. Wells and his family: (as I have known them). [M M Meyer; Frank Wells; International Publishing Co. (Edinburgh, Scotland),; T. and A. Wells was the youngest of the 4 children of Sarah Neal and Joseph Wells and was called as Bertie by his family members.

The family of Wells had inherited and acquired a shop in which they used to sell sporting and china goods. However, it did not prosper and hardly generated any income.

This book is a "must have" for any fan of literature, science fiction, or just plain good story telling. "The Time Machine" is the opening story in this book and starts the reader moving through the world of H.G. Wells. He will entice you with stories that pique the imagination, /5(9).

Visionary writer H.G. Wells was born Herbert George Wells on Septemin Bromley, England. Wells came from a working class background. His father played professional cricket and ran a Born: H.

Wells was born on Septemin Bromley, Kent, the UK. His father, Joseph Wells, a former domestic gardener, played professional cricket and ran a shop. His mother Sarah Neal was a housekeeper.

He had three siblings. Generations of readers have known and enjoyed H.G. Wells's fantastic novels. Consummate science fiction, they are convincing and unforgettably real. Included in this omnibus edition are his four greatest works of fiction: In The Time Machine, a time traveler steps out of his /5.

British writer H.G. Wells (–) was born into a lower-middle-class family in Kent, England. Although best known for science-fiction titles such as The Time Machine and War of the Worlds, it was his non-fiction writing to which the Nazis objected.

At the book burnings Wells' two-volume historical work, The Outline of History: Being. About this Item: International Publishing Co., Edinburgh, Hardcover (Original Cloth).

Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. g; No publication date, but a preface by Wells' son is datedand an advertisement for a book that was a best seller over the pond, so circa pp., Biography of H.G.

Wells illustrated with drawings and black-and. His family was poor but “shabby-genteel” (H. Wells: A Collection of Critical Essays: 3). Wells’s father sold china and played professional cricket, and his mother was a housekeeper to the gentry, Sir Harry Featherstonhaugh.

Though devoted to his parents, he viewed them as “willing victims of society” (Borrello, Alfred: 2). H.G. Wells book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Book by Norman Ian MacKenzie, Jeanne MacKenzie. It certainly does not skirt over his numerous love affairs wife versus mistress (he had a number of them!). It also does portray a man driven to write/5. The World Set Free is a novel written in and published in by H.

Wells. The book is based on a prediction of a more destructive and uncontrollable sort of weapon than the world has yet seen. It had appeared first in serialised form with a different ending as A Prophetic Trilogy, consisting of three books: A Trap to Catch the Sun, The Last War in the World and The World Set : H.

Wells. H.G. Wells was born on Septemin Bromley, England. His parents, Joseph Wells and Sarah Neal, worked as domestic servants before using a small inheritance to purchase a hardware store.

Known as Bertie to his family, Wells had three older : Karen Schweitzer. Although H G Wells is best known for his science fiction stories he was also a serious commentator on the political scene surrounding World War I.

H G Wells ( - ) wrote both fiction and non-fiction. He worked in many genres including novels, history, and social by: 5. Facts about H.G. Wells 8: personal life.

Isabel Mary Wells was the wife of Wells. She was his cousin. Inthe couple separated after Amy Catherine Robbins and Wells fell in love. Robbins was one of his students. Wells Pictures Facts about H.G. Wells 9: affairs. Wells also had affairs with the consent of his wife, Robbins. H. Wells is one of the most acclaimed science fiction writers who ever lived, and five of his classic tales are collected in this book for readers to treasure.

Wells includes The Time Machine, The Island of Dr Moreau, The Invisble Man, The War of the Worlds, The First Men in the Moon, and The Food of the Gods. Readers new to this /5(12). Best known for his science fiction, H.G.

Wells was also a master of the ghost story, producing numerous tales of the gothic, the eldritch and the. was to science fiction what shakespeare was to theatre. his short stories are composed of british warmth and wonder in equal measures. not only do we see the origins of the tank and the insect invasion story- but we see them as insights into human life and civilisation, in a manner that is easily the most similar to the 21th century.

why is this landmark collection out of print is 5/5(4). Herbert George Wells, better known as H. G. Wells, was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds and The Invisible Man.

He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and produced works in many different genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary.

Wells was an outspoken socialist and a pacifist. Herbert George Wells ( – ) was an English author now best known for his science-fiction novels, which include "The Time Machine", "The First Men in the Moon" and "The Invisible Man".

American comics artist GERALD MCCANN contributed to the legendary Classics Illustrated series/5(35).H.G. Wells was born in Bromley, Kent County, England on Septem to Sarah Neil who worked as a maid to the upper class and Joseph Wells, a professional cricket player and a shopkeeper.

The family suffered poverty and Wells’ parents did not lead a happy married life. They eventually separated but neither of them married again.