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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)


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...

Æpyornis Island

The Diamond Maker

The Flowering of the Strange Orchid

In the Avu Observatory

The Jilting of Jane

Jimmy Goggles the God

The Lord of the Dynamos

The Treasure in the Forest

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 Stolen Bacillus

The Cone

The Moth

The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes

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...

La Machine à explorer le temps

by H. G. Wells

Qui ne connaît pas l'intrigue de ce roman ? La terre en l'an 802701 a les apparences d'un paradis. Les apparences seulement. Car derrière ces jardins magnifiques, ces bosquets somptueux, cet éternel été...

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 Red Room

The Sea Raiders

Under the Knife

The Purple Pileus

A Slip Under the Microscope

L'Île du docteur Moreau

by H. G. Wells

Unique survivant d'un naufrage, Edward Prendick est recueilli sur une île des mers du sud par un personnage singulier: le docteur Moreau. Il découvre avec effroi que l'île est peuplée de créatures monstrueuses,...

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 Crystal Egg

The Plattner Story

The Star

L'Homme invisible

by H. G. Wells

Le savant Griffin, après 15 ans de recherches et des dépenses qui l'ont ruiné, invente une formule pour devenir invisible. Après avoir fait l'expérience sur le chat de sa voisine, il décide d'expérimenter...

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 Man Who Could Work Miracles

Miss Winchelsea's Heart

Mr. Ledbetter's Vacation

La Guerre des mondes

by H. G. Wells

Les martiens attaquent... Voici l'un des premiers classiques du «space opera» en science-fiction moderne. Vous connaissez tous ce grand roman, récemment à nouveau adapté au cinéma. Voici un petit extrait...

Mr. Brisher's Treasure

Le Trésor de M. Brisher

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 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...

A Dream of Armageddon


The New Accelerator

Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland

Les Premiers hommes dans la Lune

by H. G. Wells

Bedford et Cavor, grâce à la «Cavorite», voyagent jusqu'à la lune, et découvrent les Sélénites. L'aventure ne fait que commencer...

The Story of the Inexperienced Ghost

Miss Waters

The Magic Shop

The Truth About Pyecraft

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 Empire of the Ants

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.

La Burlesque Équipée du cycliste

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.

La Guerre dans les airs

by H. G. Wells

Ce roman nous décrit une guerre mondiale, en 1908, conçue par un stratège de génie, H.G. Wells, qui invente l'arme absolue : les dirigeables géants, véritables porte-avions, d'où prennent leur vol les...

The Valley of Spiders

The Beautiful Suit

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...

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 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 Country of the Blind

The Door in the Wall

The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham

The Obliterated Man

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...

The Stolen Body


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...