The Machine Stops

The Machine Stops

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This work was published before 1923 and is in the public domain in the USA only.

The Machine Stops is a short science fiction story. It describes a world in which almost all humans have lost the ability to live on the surface of the Earth. Each individual lives in isolation in a 'cell', with all bodily and spiritual needs met by the omnipotent, global Machine. Most humans welcome this development, as they are skeptical and fearful of first-hand experience. People forget that humans created the Machine, and treat it as a mystical entity whose… (more)

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Book Details  


Language: English

Published in: 1909

Word count: 12,294 words (≈ about 1 hour)

Source: http://gutenberg.org

Copyright: This work was published before 1923 and is in the public domain in the USA only.


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