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Twelve Stories And A Dream

By: H. G. Wells
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Tw?lv? Stori?s and a Dr?am" is a coll?ction of short stori?s writt?n by H. G. W?lls, on? of th? most influ?ntial sci?nc? fiction authors of th? lat? 19th and ?arly 20th c?nturi?s. This anthology showcas?s W?lls' v?rsatil? storyt?lling tal?nt, ?ncompassing a vari?ty of g?nr?s b?yond his mor? famous sci?nc? fiction works. Th? coll?ction's titular story, “Th? Dr?am, " s?rv?s as a framing d?vic?, wh?r? th? protagonist r?counts a vivid dr?am to a curious strang?r, l?ading to a s?ri?s of short tal?s within th? dr?am. Each story ?xplor?s diff?r?nt th?m?s and g?nr?s, ranging from sci?nc? fiction to fantasy, social comm?ntary, and sup?rnatural ?l?m?nts. Som? of th? standout stori?s in th? coll?ction includ? "Th? Con?, " a gripping tal? of j?alousy and industrial accid?nts; "Th? Diamond Mak?r, " which ?xplor?s th? moral dil?mmas of sci?ntific discov?ry; and "Th? Star, " a story that cont?mplat?s th? pot?ntial cons?qu?nc?s of a c?l?stial catastroph?. Through "Tw?lv? Stori?s and a Dr?am, " W?lls d?monstrat?s his r?markabl? storyt?lling prow?ss, bl?nding imaginativ? conc?pts with incisiv? social comm?ntary. In this anthology, H. G. W?lls continu?s to captivat? audi?nc?s with his ability to ?ngag? and chall?ng? r?ad?rs' imaginations whil? off?ring thought-provoking insights into th? human condition and th? ?v?r-?volving world of sci?nc? and t?chnology.

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H. G. Wells

English author Herbert George Wells wrote more than fifty novels and several short stories. He was born on 21 September 1866, in Bromley, Kent, and was the fourth and last child of Joseph Wells. Wells married his cousin Isabel Mary Wells in 1891. In 1894 the couple got separated, and he fell in love with one of his students, Amy Catherine Robbins, with whom he relocated to Woking, Surrey, in May 1895. Wells' greatest collection of work, which was lamented by younger authors he had influenced, was produced before the First World War. Wells passed away in his residence at 13 Hanover Terrace, which had an overlooked view of Regent's Park, in London on August 13, 1946, at the age of 79 due to unidentified causes. Wells was cremated at Golders Green Crematory, and his ashes were scattered into the English Channel at Old Harry Rocks, which is located in Dorset and approximately 3.5 miles from Swanage.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 174Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359322016
  • ISBN-13:9789359322018
  • Item Weight: 261g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 9.93mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Science / General