"Twelve Stories and a Dream" contains just that, twelve short stories and a description of a dream by H. G. Wells. It presents the readers with a variety of classic Wells tales. This fantastic collection is highly recommended for lovers of the short story from and fans of Wells' wonderful work. The stories include: "Filmer", "The Magic Shop", "The Valley of Spiders", "The Truth About Pyecraft", "Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland", "The Inexperienced Ghost", "Jimmy Goggles the God", "The New Accelerator", "Mr. Ledbetter's Vacation", "The Stolen Body", "Mr. Brisher's Treasure", "Miss Winchelsea's Heart", and "A Dream of Armageddon". 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). Although never a winner, Wells was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature a total of four times.
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|Size: ||2.3 MB|
|Publisher: ||H. G. Wells Library|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473345423 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|