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The World Set Free
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date April 10, 2016
Pages 194
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781530975181
ISBN-10 1530975182
Dimensions 0.44 by 8.50 by 11 in.
Original list price $10.32
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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 contemporary force or group of forces. The World Set Free was written under the immediate shadow of the Great War. Every intelligent person in the world felt that disaster was impending and knew no way of averting it, but few of us realised in the earlier half of 1914 how near the crash was to us. The reader will be amused to find that here it is put off until the year 1956. Noteworthy for its depiction of fictional ''atomic bombs'' which eerily prefigure the development of real nuclear weapons.

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