The H. G. Wells Collection (Hardcover)
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This luxurious hardcover edition brings together the greatest works of H.G. Wells, featuring silver embossing, gilded page edges and beautifully designed end-papers.The War of the Worlds is Wells' classic tale of alien invasion. Following the travails of an unnamed narrator, it reveals the true terror of life under an implacable and enigmatic foe. The Time Machine is one of the earliest and most compelling stories of time travel ever written, as a Victorian scientist transports himself to the alien world of the far future where a sinister evil lurks beneath the surface.
The Invisible Man tells the tale of a scientist who has found a way to make himself invisible. Freed from the constraints of the law and rejected from a society that fears him, Griffin descends into madness. Wells' disturbing and insightful novel explores the question of morality when a man is free to do as he pleases without risk of being caught... This Wibalin-bound volume makes the perfect gift or collectible, celebrating the 'father of science fiction' H.G. Wells. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Arcturus Gilded Classics series presents luxury gift editions of classics works, printed on opulent ivory paper, featuring hardcover Wibilin binding, foil-embossed cover designs, beautifully designed end-papers and gilded page edges. These make perfect collectibles for lovers of classic literature.
About the Author
H. G. Wells was a prolific writer born in Kent in 1866. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature no fewer than four times. He was passionate about politics as well as literature and his output included several nonfiction pieces to go with his array of short stories and novels.