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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, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau. 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. He was also an outspoken… (more)


A Dream of Armageddon

A Modern Utopia

by H. G. Wells

In A Modern Utopia, two travelers fall into a space-warp and suddenly find themselves upon a Utopian Earth controlled by a single World Government.

A Slip Under the Microscope

Ann Veronica

by H. G. Wells

Dealing with political issues of the time the novel was written and concentrating specifically on feminist issues, through the course this novel the heroine matures from an innocent and naïve girl to a representative...


In the Avu Observatory

In the Days of the Comet

by H. G. Wells

A fantastic tale of the world's beauty and unity after the Great Change occurs.

Jimmy Goggles the God

Miss Winchelsea's Heart

Mr. Brisher's Treasure

Mr. Ledbetter's Vacation

Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland


by H. G. Wells

Star Begotten is a 1937 novel by H. G. Wells. It tells the story of a series of men who conjecture upon the possibility of the human race being altered by Martians to replace their own dying planet. The protagonist...

Tales of Space and Time

by H. G. Wells

A collection of short stories: "The Crystal Egg", "The Star", "A Story of the Stone Age", "A Story of the Days to Come" & "The Man who could Work Miracles"

The Beautiful Suit

The Chronic Argonauts

by H. G. Wells

This brief story begins with a third-person account of the arrival of a mysterious inventor to the peaceful Welsh town of Llyddwdd. Dr. Nebogipfel takes up residence in a house sorely neglected after the deaths...

The Cone

The Country of the Blind

The Crystal Egg

The Diamond Maker

The Door in the Wall

The Empire of the Ants

The First Men in the Moon

by H. G. Wells

The novel tells the story of a journey to the moon by the impecunious businessman Mr Bedford and the brilliant but eccentric scientist Dr Cavor. On arrival, Bedford and Cavor find the moon inhabited by a race...

The Flowering of the Strange Orchid

The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth

by H. G. Wells

Two scientists devise a compound that produces enormous plants, animals — and humans! The chilling results are disastrous.

The History of Mr Polly

by H. G. Wells

Mr Polly is an ordinary middle-aged man who is tired of his wife’s nagging and his dreary job as the owner of a regional gentleman’s outfitters. Faced with the threat of bankruptcy, he concludes that the...

The Invisible Man

by H. G. Wells

The Invisible Man is an 1897 science fiction novella by H.G. Wells. Wells' novel was originally serialised in Pearson's Magazine in 1897, and published as a novel the same year. The Invisible Man of the title...

The Island of Dr. Moreau

by H. G. Wells

Edward Prendick is shipwrecked in the Pacific. Rescued by Doctor Moreau's assistant he is taken to the doctor's island home where he discovers the doctor has been experimenting on the animal inhabitants of the...

The Jilting of Jane

The Lord of the Dynamos

The Magic Shop

The Man Who Could Work Miracles

The Moth

The New Accelerator

The Obliterated Man

The Plattner Story

The Purple Pileus

The Red Room

The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes

The Sea Raiders

The Sleeper Awakes

by H. G. Wells

The Sleeper Awakes is H. G. Wells's wildly imaginative story of London in the twenty-second century and the man who by accident becomes owner and master of the world. In 1897 a Victorian gentleman falls into...

The Star

The Stolen Bacillus

The Stolen Body

The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost

The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham

The Time Machine

by H. G. Wells

The book's protagonist is an amateur inventor or scientist living in London who is never named; he is identified simply as The Time Traveller. Having demonstrated to friends using a miniature model that time...

The Treasure in the Forest

The Truth About Pyecraft

The Valley of Spiders

The War of the Worlds

by H. G. Wells

The War of the Worlds (1898), by H. G. Wells, is an early science fiction novel which describes an invasion of England by aliens from Mars. It is one of the earliest and best-known depictions of an alien invasion...

The Wheels of Chance

by H. G. Wells

Although H. G. Wells is best known for his science fiction stories he wrote in many genres including history, and social commentaries. The Wheels of Chance was written when the bicycle was beginning to become...

The World Set Free

by H. G. Wells

THE WORLD SET FREE was written in 1913 and published early in 1914, and it is the latest of a series of three fantasias of possibility, stories which all turn on the possible developments in the future of some...

Under the Knife

Æpyornis Island

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Sun, 20 Oct 2013 22:20:26 +0200

The First Men in the Moon was one of the earliest films made.
The Food of the Gods has also been filmed, though not very respectably.
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a Jules Verne novel.

Mon, 20 Aug 2012 11:57:43 +0200

Boy, just looked into the multitude of H. G. Wells' books; I had no idea that he wrote so many Fictional Short Stories!!!
These are the stories by H. G. Wells that have been made into films, as far as I know:
The War of the Worlds
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea
The Invisible Man
The Time Machine
The Island of Dr. Moreau
The Underground City

If you know any other, please post info here.