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Some errors of H. G. Wells

Richard Downey

Some errors of H. G. Wells

a Catholic"s criticism of the "Outline of history"

by Richard Downey

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Published by R. West in Philadelphia .
Written in English

  • Wells, H. G. 1866-1946.,
  • World history.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Richard Downey.
    LC ClassificationsD21.W43 D6 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination68 p. ;
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4556752M
    ISBN 100849205727
    LC Control Number77026945

      Herbert George "H. G." Wells (21 September 13 August ) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war : Golgotha Press. Unabridge printing of the H.G. Wells' SF classics about earth's apocalyptic encounter with a large comet. In addition has a special intro by Robert A. W. Lowndes, as well as a moving prologue about a personal encounter with the elderly Well, as he writing this book.

    In , The Time Machine was published as Volume 16 of the Collected Essex Edition of the Works of H.G. Wells with slight changes by Wells. This edition of The Time Machine also appeared as the first story in The Short Stories of H. G. Wells published by Benn in and was later retitled The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells. But in those days, books like The Time Machine and other H.G. Wells novels along with Jules Verne's were my favorite. I was reading this kindle version of The Time Machine few days back and remembering how I used to hide this book inside my social studies book and pretend to read it in-front of my mother back in my school days/5(K).

      H. G. Wells’s Ghost. Astronomers have had some sport over the years pointing out the errors in Wells’s projections. “The Time Machine” is sometimes dismissed as a kid’s book, but Author: Brad Leithauser.   Introduction. Celebrated as a genius by many, dismissed as a monomaniacal crank by others, H. G. Wells (–) was once hard to ignore. Most famous today as one of the founders of modern science fiction, during the first half of the twentieth century he was known throughout the world as an audacious and controversial public by: 2.

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H.G. Wells was one of the prolific authors from The United Kingdom, who used to write his books based on a variety of genres, including politics, history, social realism, science fiction, etc.

At present, he is best remembered for the science fiction books written by him and is regarded as the father of science fiction. Wells at the Internet Book List; H. Wells at Library of Congress Authorities, with catalogue records; Future Tense – The Story of H.

Wells at BBC One – th anniversary documentary () "In the footsteps of H G Wells" at New Statesman – "The great author called for a Human Rights Act; 60 years later, we have it" ()Alma mater: Royal College of Science (Imperial. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Downey, Richard, Abp., Some errors of H.G.

Wells. London: Burns, Oates & Washbourne, (OCoLC) Some Errors of H.G. Wells; A Catholic's Criticism of the Outline of History [Downey Richard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Downey, Richard, Some errors of H.G. Wells. London [etc.]: Burns, Oates & Washbourne Ltd., Herbert George Wells (21 September – 13 August ), usually referred to as H. Wells, was an English writer. He was prolific in many genres, writing dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, satire, biography, and autobiography, including even a book on war games/5(K).

The Works of H.G. Wells: The Invisible Man, the Island of Dr. Moreau, the Time Machine, the War of the Worlds. H.G. Wells $ - $   This, however, is only one thread in a wide-ranging Condition of England novel that contains some of Wells's most powerful writing, especially its descriptions of London.

Some Errors of H. Wells. By Richard Downey, D.D. Burns, Oates & Washbourne. A criticism like that of Dr. Downey necessarily goes from point to point, and it is impossible to follow him closely without developing these notes into a confused miscellany of 22 discussions.

H.G. Wells and the New Liberalism Article (PDF Available) in Twentieth Century British History 19(2) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Some typographical errors have been Mr. George Sanford, Dr. Stallybrass, Mr. Walsh, Mr. Wells, Miss Rebecca West, and Mr.

George Whale have all to be thanked for help, either by reading parts of the MS. or by pointing out errors in the published parts, making suggestions, answering questions, or giving advice.

Introduction. War of the Worlds was written in response to several historical events. The most important was the unification and militarization of Germany, which led to a series of novels predicting war in Europe, beginning with George Chesney’s The Battle of Dorking (). Most of these were written in a semi-documentary fashion; and Wells borrowed their technique to tie his.

Books shelved as h-g-wells: The Time Machine by H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells, The Invisible Man by H.G. Wells, The Island of Doctor Mo. H G Wells, Signed. You Searched For: Connecting readers with great books since Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes.

Book is in very good plus condition with very minor signs of wear and/or age. BUT spine ends bit faded. Dw is a bit. H.G. Wells's pioneering works of science fiction are still compellingly readable today.

This Dover anthology presents some of his most influential novels: The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Island of Dr. Moreau, and includes five famous short stories: The Country of the Blind, The Purple Pileus, The Crystal Egg, The Door in the Wall, and The Stolen Bacillus.

pages, softcover. H G Wells is often catalogued as a pioneer of science fiction (which he was) with bestselling books like The Invisible Man and The First Men in the he was also a great Edwardian writer of.

Now, listen to H. Wells’ five science fiction novels in one definitive collection. Introduced by film director and H. Wells fanboy Eli Roth, the collection features unabridged recordings of the novels performed by Hugh Bonneville, Jason Isaacs, Sophie Okonedo, David Tennant and Alexander Vlahos.

The War of the Worlds narrated by David. When H. Wells first published The War of The Worlds inthe novel quickly became a sci-fi classic. The story of extraterrestrials from Mars invading Earth captured the public’s imagination, inspiring a famed radio broadcast with Orson Welles, several feature films, countless video games, and a best-selling musical concept album.

Herbert George Wells (21 September – 13 August ), usually known as H. Wells, was an English author, best known for his work in the science fiction genre. Wells and Jules Verne are both sometimes referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction". Wells was an outspoken socialist and a pacifist, and his later works becoming increasingly political and didactic.

His middle period novels. The CreateSpace IPP edition of H. Well's "Complete Short Story Collection" is, naturally, and unfortunately, incomplete, with (as noted) 49 titles in its contents.

Still, it's a fine enough book, despite some expected typographical errors. For 35 additional tales, I suggest the Gollancz hardcover edition, "Complete Short Story Omnibus"/5(16). This is a nice interesting history as long as you remember it is from It is more interesting than most histories because it is from H.

G. Wells. Wells was a futurist and he predicted World War II in this book. Some things are wrong like is age for the Earth being 2 billion years while now it is said to be billion.5/5(1).Herbert George Wells, better known as H.

G. Wells, was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds and The Invisible Man. He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and produced works in many different genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary.

Wells was an outspoken socialist and a pacifist.*This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author). *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience. *This book has been checked and corrected for spelling errors.

Men Like Gods () is a novel — referred to by the author as a "scientific fantasy" — by H. G. Wells/5(20).