The time machine and other stories Author:H G Wells This collection of Herbert George Wells' science-fiction stories includes two of his most famous - "The Time Machine" and "The Kingdom of the Blind." Their publication around the turn of the century places Wells firmly in literary history as the founder of science fantasy. Today many of the fantasies Wells pictured so graphically have become r... more »ealities or near realities. Even time-travel does not now seem nearly so bizarre.
"The Man Who COuld Work Miracles" and "The Empire of the Ants" display the two-sided nature of Wells - on the one hand, the scientist who questions irrational belief; on the other the dreamer who spins stories of pure romance.« less