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The Sleeper Awakes

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In The Sleeper Awakes, an insomniac falls into a sleep-like trance for more than two hundred years, and awakes in a society in which the oppressed masses cling desperately to one dream—that the sleeper will awake and lead them all to freedom.

Synopsis:

A troubled insomniac in 1890s England falls suddenly into a sleep- like trance, from which he does not awake for over two hundred years. During his centuries of slumber, however, investments are made that make him the richest and most powerful man on Earth.

About the Author

H. G. Wells (1866–1946) is widely considered the father of science fiction.

Patrick Parrinder is professor of English at the University of Reading.

Andy Sawyer is a librarian at the University of Sheffield.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141441061
Author:
Wells, H. G.
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Notes by:
Sawyer, Andy
Editor:
Parrinder, Patrick
Author:
Sawyer, Andy
Author:
Parrinder, Patrick
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
20060431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.30x5.72x.73 in. .51 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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