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H. G. Wells Collection - In the Days of the Comet & Tales of Space and Time
by H. G. Wells




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H. G. Wells, in his 1906 In the Days of the Comet uses the vapors of a comet to trigger a deep and lasting change in humanity's perspective on themselves and the world. In the build-up to a great war, poor student William Leadford struggles against the harsh conditions the lower-class live under. He also falls in love with a middle-class girl named Nettie. But when he discovers that Nettie has eloped with a man of upper-class standing, William struggles with the betrayal, and in the disorder of his own mind decides to buy a revolver and kill them both. All through this a large comet lights the night sky with a green glow, bright enough that the street lamps are left unlit. Tales of Space and Time collects together two novellas and three short stories by the great science fiction writer H. G. Wells. First published in 1899, this absorbing and stimulating read contains: The Crystal Egg (short story) The Star (short story) A Story of the Stone Age (novella) A Story of the Days To Come" (novella) The Man Who Could Work Miracles (short story)

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Overview

H. G. Wells, in his 1906 In the Days of the Comet uses the vapors of a comet to trigger a deep and lasting change in humanity's perspective on themselves and the world. In the build-up to a great war, poor student William Leadford struggles against the harsh conditions the lower-class live under. He also falls in love with a middle-class girl named Nettie. But when he discovers that Nettie has eloped with a man of upper-class standing, William struggles with the betrayal, and in the disorder of his own mind decides to buy a revolver and kill them both. All through this a large comet lights the night sky with a green glow, bright enough that the street lamps are left unlit. Tales of Space and Time collects together two novellas and three short stories by the great science fiction writer H. G. Wells. First published in 1899, this absorbing and stimulating read contains: The Crystal Egg (short story) The Star (short story) A Story of the Stone Age (novella) A Story of the Days To Come" (novella) The Man Who Could Work Miracles (short story)


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  • ISBN-13: 9781717524911
  • ISBN-10: 1717524915
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: May 2018
  • Page Count: 332
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.69 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.98 pounds


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