The Island Of Dr. Moreau

In this classsic of H. G. Wells, Edward Prendick is shipwrecked on a beautiful island in the South Seas and is drawn into the wild and cruel world of Doctor Moreau, who aspires to...

The Door in the Wall Classic Tales Edition

A young boy unlocks a world of joy and imagination. But when he returns the next day, he finds the door is not there. It has moved. How can a door move? And what is the real...

The Magic Shop

Simple magic tricks are what a little boy is looking for when he drags his father into a quaint, old shop. The proprietor seems to be a master of illusion - a genius at slight of...

The History of Mr Polly

"This is a history and not a glorification of Mr. Polly, and I tell of things as they were with him”So writes H.G Wells towards the end of his story of Mr Polly and indeed the...

The First Men in the Moon

One would think that after the momentous events of 1969 H.G Wells’ science fiction adventure “The First Men in The Moon” would have lost any fascination for the modern...

The First Men In The Moon

Britain won the Moon Race! Decades before Neal Armstrong took his "giant leap for mankind" two intrepid adventurers from Lympne, England, journeyed there using not a rocket, but...

The Invisible Man A Grotesque Romance

What would it be really like to have the power of invisibility? What could be achieved for good or ill by becoming the first unseen human being? H.G Wells plays out these...

The Island of Doctor Moreau

The shipwrecked Edward Prendick is rescued by the passing ship Ipecacuanha, which is carrying a cargo of animals. On board he comes across Montgomery, who appears to have a...

Lord of the Dynamos Classic Tales Edition

Technology worship is brought to a head when Azuma-zi’s head spins at the wonder of a humming, whirling and buzzing electric dynamo. He prays for the dynamo to deliver him from...

The Time Machine

The Time Machine is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, published in 1895 and written as a frame narrative. The work is generally credited with the popularization of the...

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