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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 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 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...

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.

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...

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 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...

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...

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 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...

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 Story of the Inexperienced Ghost

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...

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...

A Dream of Armageddon

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 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 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...

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.

The Star

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...


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...

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 Empire of the Ants

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 Door in the Wall

The Magic Shop

The Crystal Egg

Miss Waters

The Country of the Blind

The Man Who Could Work Miracles

The Sea Raiders

The Red Room

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 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...

A Slip Under the Microscope

The Valley of Spiders

The New Accelerator

Jimmy Goggles the God

The Lord of the Dynamos

The Obliterated Man

Under the Knife

The Plattner Story

The Diamond Maker

The Truth About Pyecraft


The Treasure in the Forest

Æpyornis Island

The Flowering of the Strange Orchid

The Stolen Bacillus

The Beautiful Suit

The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes

La Burlesque Équipée du cycliste

The Stolen Body

The Cone

In the Avu Observatory

The Moth

The Purple Pileus

The Jilting of Jane

The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham

Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland

Mr. Ledbetter's Vacation

Mr. Brisher's Treasure

Le Trésor de M. Brisher

Miss Winchelsea's Heart