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The Time Machine: An Invention (Modern Library Classics)

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When the intrepid Time Traveller finds himself in the year 802,701, he encounters a seemingly utopian society of evolved human beings but then unearths the dark secret that sets mankind on course toward its inevitable destruction. An insightful look into a distant, bleak, and disturbing future, The Time Machine goes beyond the reaches of science fiction to provide a strikingly relevant discussion of social progress, class struggle, and the human condition.

Hailed as a masterpiece of its genre, H. G. Wellss famous novella about the perils of history and the hubris of modernity comes vividly alive in this remarkable reissue of a unique 1931 illustrated edition.

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Heralded as a masterpiece of science fiction, H. G. Wells's famous novel comes vividly alive in this trade paperback reissue of a unique 1931 edition, which includes a preface written by the author himself, illustrations throughout, and a reading group guide.

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ISBN:
9780375761188
Introduction:
Dwiggins, W. a.
Author:
Le Guin, Ursula K.
Illustrator:
Dwiggins, W. a.
Author:
Wells, H. G.
Author:
Guin, Ursula K. Le
Author:
Dwiggins, W. a.
Publisher:
Modern Library
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Time travel
Subject:
Dystopias
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Modern Library Classics
Series Volume:
vol. 2
Publication Date:
20021131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
24 BandW ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
136
Dimensions:
8.04x5.24x.37 in. .26 lbs.

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