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Paperback:The war of the worlds:2012 Paperback
Author: Wells, H. G.
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'The War of the Worlds' is Wells' classic science fiction tale of a Martian invasion of Earth. Having already destroyed London, it seems that no-one can stop the intellectually superior Martians from taking over the whole planet. General adult
Title series: Penguin English Library
176 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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Ogilvy a Surrey astronomer observes Mars and sees a flash from the planet and believes a shooting star has landed near Horsell. Searching and finding no meteorite but cylinder from which something is trying to escape Ogilvy realises that this is what he saw shooting from Mars. Trying to communicate with the Martians Ogilvy becomes one of the first victims of the Martian invasion. The powerlessness of human weapons, the treatment by one species of another and the role of microscopic allies are modern themes in this Victorian Science Fiction.
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Hardback:HG, the history of Mr Wells:1995 Hardback
Author: Foot, Michael
Year: 1995
Language: English
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Doubleday
Resource type: Physical
Note: item no 03356174, signed
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014143998X
Paperback:The invisible man:2005 Paperback
Author: Wells, H. G.
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin
Resource type: Physical
Note: H.G. Wells' classic tale of the dangers of science describes a man cast out from society by his own terrifying discovery. A brilliant scientist, obsessed with achieving invisibility, he is prepared to do anything to protect his discovery, and terrorizes the village where he has sought refuge in the process.
Title series: Penguin classics
160p ; 200mm (pbk)
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014144102X
Paperback:The island of Doctor Moreau:2005:[New ed.] Paperback
Author: Wells, H. G.
Author: Parrinder, Patrick
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New ed.]
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Penguin
Resource type: Physical
Note: Prendick, a naturalist, is shipwrecked on the island retreat of notorious vivisector, Dr Moreau. In a laboratory called the House of Pain, Moreau manufactures 'humanised' animals known as the Beast People, whom he controls through fear - until the terrifying day when one of his degraded victims turns against him. General adult
xxxiv, 139 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0141441089
Paperback:The first men in the moon:2005:[New ed.] Paperback
Author: Wells, H. G.
Author: Parrinder, Patrick
Year: 2005
Language: English
Interest category: Science fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New ed.]
Publisher: Penguin
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is the only one of Wells' scientific romances to embrace space travel. Thanks to the discovery of the anti-gravity metal cavorite, two Victorian Englishmen travel to the Moon. General adult
Title series: Penguin classics
xxxvii, 213 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0297860437
Hardback:Tono-Bungay:2010 Hardback
Author: Wells, H. G.
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Resource type: Physical
Note: Tono-Bungay is a new medicine with the power to change one's life forever. Or so its inventors claim. Sardonic and hugely derisory, 'Tono-Bungay' can be read as a biting satire on the follies of English sensibilities. General adult
288 p. ; 20 cm (hbk)
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0297860445
Hardback:Love and Mr Lewisham:2010 Hardback
Author: Wells, H. G.
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Resource type: Physical
Note: In his youth Mr Lewisham thought little of love and much of greatness. But that was before he accompanied the boys to church one Sunday and found that the Frobishers' pew was occupied by an unknown lady. General adult
320 p. ; 20 cm (hbk)
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0297860453
Hardback:Ann Veronica:2010 Hardback
Author: Wells, H. G.
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Resource type: Physical
Note: 21, passionate and headstrong, Ann Veronica Stanley is determined to live her own life. When her father forbids her from attending a fashionable ball, she decides to leave home and make a new life in London. There she finds she can be truly free - until she falls in love with Capes, a married academic. General adult
x, 256 p. ; 21 cm (hbk)
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057113369X
Hardback:Experiment In Autobiography. Vol 2:1984 Hardback
Author: Wells, H G
Year: 1984
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: First published 1934
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0571133290
Hardback:H.G.Wells In Love, postscript to An experiment in autobiography:1984 Hardback
Author: Wells, H G
Year: 1984
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Faber
Resource type: Physical
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0571133304
Hardback:Experiment In Autobiography. Vol 1:1984 Hardback
Author: Wells, H G
Year: 1984
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Faber
Resource type: Physical
Note: First published 1934
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0485112477
Hardback:Man With A Nose & The Other Uncollected Short Stories Of H.g.wells:1984 Hardback
Author: Wells, H G
Year: 1984
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Athlone P
Resource type: Physical
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0710073879
Hardback:H.G. Wells, the critical heritage:1972 Hardback
Author: Parrinder, Patrick
Year: 1972
Interest category: Local history
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Routledge
Resource type: Physical
Title series: Critical heritage series
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057512122X
Paperback:The space machine:2014 Paperback
Author: Priest, Christopher
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Science fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Gollancz
Resource type: Physical
Note: A young Victorian couple are pulled into a mystery that transcends time and space. A mystery that will have very familiar elements for any fan of H.G. Wells but which cannot possibly be related to the work of the great man. Or can it? This early novel from Christopher Priest is at once a wonderful facsimile of late Victorian writing and an enticing modern novel that plays with the reader's expectations and comments on two of the greatest novels of science fiction. General adult
368 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0575095172
Hardback:The time machine:2010 Hardback
Author: Wells, H. G.
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Science fiction novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Gollancz
Resource type: Physical
Note: In 'The Time Machine', Wells' time traveller journeys to 802701 AD, where humanity has evolved and divided into the effete Eloi and the brutal Morlocks. This science fiction classic raises profound questions about progress and social order. General adult
Title series: SF masterworks
144 p. ; 20 cm (hbk)
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1407484877
Talking book - CD:A man of parts:2011 Talking book - CD
Author: Lodge, David
Author: Crossley, Steven
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Spoken Word
Media class: Talking book - CD
Publisher: Clipper Audio
Resource type: Physical
Note: Compact discs Unfolding the astonishing life story of H.G. Wells, David Lodge paints a portrait of a man who embodied as many contradictions as he had talents: a socialist who enjoyed his affluence, a Darwinian evolutionist imbued with religious idealism and an acclaimed novelist who turned against the literary novel. General adult
18. - sound discs(20 hr.)
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140621258X
Hardback:The war of the worlds:2009 Hardback
Author: Miller, Davis
Author: Brevard, Katherine McLean
Author: Ocampo Ruiz, José Alfonso
Author: González, Jorge
Author: Stedem, Elizabeth
Author: Wells, H. G.
Year: 2009
Language: English
Interest category: Junior Graphic Books
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Raintree
Resource type: Physical
Note: This story tells how in the late 19th century, a cylinder crashes down near London. When George goes to investigate, a Martian activates an evil machine and begins destroying everything in its path! George must find a way to survive. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Graphic revolve
63 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 24 cm (hbk)
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074513940X
Large print:The invisible man:1996 Large print
Author: Wells, H G
Year: 1996
Interest category: Large Print
Media class: Large print
Publisher: Chivers
Resource type: Physical
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090100202X
Hardback:Catalogue of the H.G. Wells collection in the Bromley Public Libraries:1974 Hardback
Author: Watkins, A H
Year: 1974
Interest category: Reference
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: London Borough of Bromley Public Libraries
Resource type: Physical
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1451660316
Hardback:The map of the sky, a novel:2012 Hardback
Author: Palma, Félix J.
Translator: Caistor, Nick
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Adventure & spy novels
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Atria Books
Resource type: Physical
Note: Translated from the Spanish Published outside the British Isles 1898. New York socialite Emma Harlow agrees to marry well-to-do Montgomery Gilmore, but only if he first accepts her audacious challenge: to reproduce the Martian invasion featured in H.G. Wells' popular novel 'The War of the Worlds'. Meanwhile in London, Wells himself is unexpectedly made privy to certain objects, apparently of extra-terrestrial origin, that were discovered decades earlier on an ill-fated expedition to the Antarctic. General adult
594 pages ; 24 cm + 1 pair of 3D glasses (hbk)
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1781161720
Paperback:The Martian war, a thrilling eyewitness account of the recent alien invation as reported by Mr. H.G. Wells:2012 Paperback
Author: Anderson, Kevin J.
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Science fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Titan
Resource type: Physical
Note: What if the Martian invasion was not entirely the product of H.G. Wells' imagination? What if Wells witnessed something? From draughty London flats to the steamy Sahara, to the surface of the Moon and beyond, 'The Martian War' takes the reader on an exhilarating journey with Wells and his companions. General adult
340 p. ; 21 cm (pbk)
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S000054294
Paperback:Chanera par chadhai:1957 Paperback
Author: Wells, H G
Year: 1957
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Ruprekha
Resource type: Physical
Note: Gujarati text
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S000036606
Paperback:H G Wells, war of the world was written in Maybury Road Woking:1966 Paperback
Year: 1966
Interest category: Local history
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
Note: Article from Woking Review 1966
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S000045427
Paperback:The outline of history, a plain history of life and mankind complete in 24 fortnightly parts:1920 Paperback
Author: Wells, H G
Year: 1920
Interest category: Reference
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Cassell
Resource type: Physical
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S000045429
Paperback:The outline of history, a plain history of life and mankind complete in 24 fortnightly parts:1920 Paperback
Author: Wells, H G
Year: 1920
Interest category: Reference
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Cassell
Resource type: Physical
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