The War of the Worlds : A Critical Text of the 1898 London First Edition, with an Introduction, Illustrations and Appendices (Paperback)

Author: Wells, H. G.

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Publisher McFarland & Co Inc Pub
Mfg Part# 9780786468720
SKU 224611985
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0786468726
Release Date 6/11/2013
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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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