The young H.G. Wells Changing the world

Claire Tomalin

Book - 2021

The acclaimed literary biographer looks at the early life of influential writer and public figure H.G. Wells, from his school days and his emergence as writer of extraordinary depth to the publication of The Time Machine.

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Subjects
Genres
Biographies
Published
New York : Penguin Press 2021.
Language
English
Physical Description
xii, 254 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 24 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-237) and index.
ISBN
9781984879028
Main Author
Claire Tomalin (author)
  • Two accidents
  • "What else can you do?"
  • Uppark
  • "A bright run of luck"
  • Blood
  • "For a young man to marry..."
  • More blood
  • The Time Machine
  • "Uncommonly cheerful and hopeful
  • A house by the sea
  • Fabian friends
  • Joining the club -
  • Pressure
  • America in 1906
  • Webb and Wells
  • Amberissima
  • Heroines
  • Tono-Bungay
  • Friends and enemies
  • "I warned both hands before the fire of life".