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The First Men in the Moon (Penguin Classics)

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When penniless businessman Mr. Bedford retreats to the Kent coast to write a play, he meets by chance the brilliant Dr. Cavor, an absentminded scientist on the brink of developing a material that blocks gravity. Cavor soon succeeds in his experiments, only to tell a stunned Bedford that the invention makes possible one of the oldest dreams of humanity: a journey to the moon. With Bedford motivated by money, and Cavor by the desire for knowledge, the two embark on the expedition. But neither are prepared for what they find—a world of freezing nights, boiling days, and sinister alien life, in which they may be trapped forever.

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  • Includes a newly established text, a full biographical essay on Wells, suggestions for further reading, and detailed notes

 

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H. G. Wells (1866–1946) was a professional writer and journalist who published more than a hundred books, including the novels The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, and The War of the Worlds.

China Miéville has won the Arthur C. Clarke and British Fantasy awards for his science fiction. Steve McLean is secretary of the H. G. Wells Society. Patrick Parrinder has written on H. G. Wells, science fiction, James Joyce, and the history of the English novel. He is a professor of English at the University of Reading.

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ISBN:
9780141441085
Editor:
Parrinder, Patrick
Introduction:
Mieville, China
Introduction by:
Mieville, China
Introduction:
Mieville, China
Introduction:
Parrinder, Patrick
Editor:
Parrinder, Patrick
Author:
McLean, Steve
Author:
Mieville, China
Author:
Wells, H. G.
Author:
Parrinder, Patrick
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Imperialism
Subject:
Space flight to the moon
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Kent, england
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
20050931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.76x5.06x.63 in. .42 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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