search for books and compare prices
cover image
The Time Machine
Price
Store
Arrives
Preparing
Shipping
The price is the lowest for any condition, which may be new or used; other conditions may also be available. Rental copies must be returned at the end of the designated period, and may involve a deposit.
Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date October 15, 2014
Pages 54
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781502839114
ISBN-10 1502839113
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.75 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Original list price $5.99
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: H.G. Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English author best known as a sci-fi writer, though he was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, and even writing text books and rules for war games. Together with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback, Wells has been referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction". Wells was an outspoken socialist and sympathetic to pacifist views, although he supported the First World War once it was under way, and his later works became increasingly political and didactic. His middle-period novels (1900–1920) were less science-fictional; they covered lower-middle class life (The History of Mr Polly) and the "New Woman" and the Suffragettes (Ann Veronica). Wells’ best known works are The Invisible Man, The Time Machine, and The War of the Worlds, the latter being notorious for a radio broadcast reading of the novel that caused panic among those listening who actually thought aliens were invading. The Island of Doctor Moreau is also considered a classic. The Time Machine might be Wells' most influential work, as it's directly responsible for fascination with time travel and similar stories about traveling to the past and future. Wells' story includes Earth in its death throes (thus necessitating the time travel), another theme that continues to manifest itself in everything from fiction to TV shows like Terra Nova.

Pricing is shown for items sent to or within the U.S., excluding shipping and tax. Please consult the store to determine exact fees. No warranties are made express or implied about the accuracy, timeliness, merit, or value of the information provided. Information subject to change without notice. isbn.nu is not a bookseller, just an information source.