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Author:  H. G./ Stone Wells Editor:  Michael Sherborne Introduction:  Norman Stone
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0141441828
ISBN-13: 9780141441825
Sku: 203954927
Publish Date: 6/26/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 7.75H x 5L x 1T
Pages:  371
Age Range:  22 to UP
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Spanning the origins of the Earth to the outcome of the First World War, this is an account of the evolution of life and the development of the human race. It also considers the Neolithic era, the rise of Judaism, the Golden Age of Athens, the life of Christ, the rise of Islam, the discovery of America and the Industrial Revolution. *Author: Wells, H. G./ Stone, Norman (INT)/ Sherborne, Michael (EDT) *Series Title: Penguin Classics *Publication Date: 2007/07/31 *Number of Pages: 371 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 5.00 *Height: 7.75
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H. G. Wells
Born in Kent, England to poor parents, H. G. Wells was apprenticed to a draper at age 14. Fired, he bounced from job to job, and at age 18 he went to college and became a pupil of scientist Thomas Henry Huxley, the greatest influence on his life. After two troubled marriages, Wells began publishing his novels and grew very wealthy; his first novel, THE TIME MACHINE, was followed by approximately a book a year. He was described by his paramour Rebecca West as "practically off his head, enormously vain, irascible, and in a fantasy world." He died in 1946, one month from his 80th birthday. His influence on other authors is incalculable.

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