Best Stories of HG Wells Author:H.G. Wells Before flying was more than a wild dream, a story by H.G. Wells described with extraordinary vividness the first days of flight. Before tank warfare was even imagined, Wells had foreseen the use and effectiveness of the tank. A pioneer in science fiction when it had not even a name, Wells was fascinated by the impact of modern science on human... more » life. A trained scientist, he set himself the task of applying the discoveries of the laboratory in imaginative stories of the days to come. In these stories of prophecy and fantasy he predicted the future with astonishing accuracy and set the themes that have occupied writers of science fiction ever since.
"Quite like Wells will soon get all, instead of part, of the recognition as pioneer he clearly deserves." --Kingsley Amis« less