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Details"In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king." Or is he? In H. G. Wells' acclaimed tale, a stranded mountaineer encounters an isolated society in which his apparent advantage proves less than valuable.This thought-provoking fable is accompanied by other short stories, including"The Star," a gripping tale about a massive celestial object hurtling toward the Earth, as well as"The New Accelerator,""The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes,""Under the Knife," and"The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper."With the 1895 publication of his first novel, The Time Machine, Wells established himself as the foremost science-fiction writer of his era. This entertaining collection was selected and edited by Martin Gardner, who also provides an Afterword that offers insight into the liveliness and originality of Wells' imagination.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: A pioneer of science fiction, H. G. Wells (1866-1946) wrote thrilling adventures about time travel, space exploration, alien invasion, and scientific experiments gone awry. His tales of obsession, revelation, and discovery remain compellingly readable and relevant.ABOUT THE EDITOR: Martin Gardner was one of the very few people who loved the works of both the atheist, H. G. Wells, and the Christian apologist, G. K. Chesterton. Martin Gardner was an American popular mathematics and popular science writer, with interests also encompassing scientific skepticism, micromagic, philosophy, religion, and literatureespecially the writings of Lewis Carroll, L. Frank Baum, and G. K. Chesterton.
SKU Code PRK B 3316 Weight in Kg 0.1000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780486482897 Author Name H.G.WELLS. Edited by Martin Gardner. Publisher Name DOVER PUBLICATION