"The War in the Air" is a science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells, first published in 1908. As with many of Wells' works, it contains prophetic ideas about the future, in this case the profuse use of aircraft on the battlefield and the imminent world war. An entertaining and thought-provoking tale, "The War in the Air" is not to be missed by lovers of classic science fiction. Contents include: "The Dream", "The Wear And Tear Of Episcopacy", "Insomnia", "The Sympathy Of Lady Sunderbund", "Chapter The Fifth", "Chapter The Sixth", "Exegetical", "The Second Vision", "The New World", and "The Third Vision". Herbert George Wells (1866 - 1946) was a prolific English writer who wrote in a variety of genres, including the novel, politics, history, and social commentary. Today, he is perhaps best remembered for his contributions to the science fiction genre thanks to such novels as "The Time Machine" (1895), "The Invisible Man" (1897), and "The War of the Worlds" (1898). "The Father of Science Fiction" was also a staunch socialist, and his later works are increasingly political and didactic. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
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|Size: ||2.1 MB|
|Publisher: ||H. G. Wells Library|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473345607 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|