When The Sleeper Wakes Author:H.G. Wells Grahm was a young amn when he was overcome by a strange deep sleep. he was still youthful when he finally woke up - two hundred years later! And the world that he resumed lif in was a fabulous one - a world of great marvels and scientific achievment, whoe strange underlying economy was that it was all his private property. For the acquisition of... more » interest and the testaments of others had made Graham the Sleeper the sole final owner of everything - with an administrative council that dictated to the world in his name!
When the sleeper Wakes is a terrific and unforgettable vision of the future, one of the most stirringly prophetic novels ever written. For in its pages H. G. Wells predicted the social impact of television, flying, advertising, banking, labor organization, and totalitarianism... all in the framework of an exciting personal adventure stroy.
This science-fiction classic, called by Wells himself "one of the most ambitiou of my books," has long been out of print. Ace Books are proud to reissue it in its original complete form.« less