First Men in the Moon - Large Print Author:H. G. Wells Cavor, a brilliant scientist who accidentally produces a gravity-defying substance, builds a spaceship and, along with the materialistic Bedford, travels to the moon. The coldly intellectual Cavor seeks knowledge, while Bedford seeks fortune. Instead of insight and gold they encounter the Selenites, a horrifying race of biologically engineered c... more »reatures who viciously, and successfully, defend their home.« less
A delightful book. Is especially interesting to me because it was written before Relativity and Quantum theory and just at the time of Marconi and Tesla. Does a decent job on handling the persons involved. Kind of peters out though at the end.