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2017-07-16
The Invisible Man. A Grotesque Romance - ebook/epub
The Invisible Man. A Grotesque Romance - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Depicting one man’s transformation and descent into brutality, H.G. Wells’s „The Invisible Man” is a riveting exploration of science’s power to corrupt. In this tale of psychological terror, a young scientist must live in the personal hell created by his own experiments. Using himself as the subject, the scientist discovers the key to invisibility; yet, he is unable to reverse the results...

2017-07-15
Marriage - ebook/epub
Marriage - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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„Marriage” is a surprising story about relationships and people by science fiction legend, H.G. Wells. It features two protagonists: Marjorie Pope, the oldest daughter of a carriage manufacturer whose business has been ruined by the advent of the automobile, and R. A. G. Trafford, a physicist specializing in crystallography whom she marries against the wishes of her family at the age of 21. The novel traces the history of their relationship...

The Bulpington of Blup - ebook/epub
The Bulpington of Blup - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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„The Bulpington of Blup”, a 1932 novel by H. G. Wells, is a character study analyzing the psychological sources of resistance to Wellsian ideology, and was influenced by Wells’s acquaintance with Carl Gustav Jung and his ideas. Theodore Bulpington is a very ordinary man – with a very vivid imagination. Ill at ease with himself, he sees a way to recreate his identity by adding layer upon layer of deception...

The Chronic Argonauts - ebook/epub
The Chronic Argonauts - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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This story was the first work of fiction in which an explorer traverses time through the use of a man-made device – a time machine – rather than through magic, divine intervention, or a natural phenomenon such as sleep. HG Wells’s „The Chronic Argonauts”, written seven years before his much more famous time travel work, „The Time Machine”. The mysterious Dr. Moses Nebogipfel arrives in a small Welsh town in 1887...

Ann Veronica. A Modern Love Story - ebook/epub
Ann Veronica. A Modern Love Story - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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First published in 1909, it focuses on feminist issues from the point of view of a young woman entering adulthood and enduring prejudice about her place in the world. And this novel, „Ann Veronica”, tells the story of a middle class young woman who is fed up of being expected to be purely decorative. Her father and her boyfriends really are incapable of understanding why she should want to study science...

2017-06-10
The World Set Free. A Story of Mankind - ebook/epub
The World Set Free. A Story of Mankind - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells-12%
Ventigo Media

The novel tells the prophetic story of mans harnessing of the newly-discovered power of the atom, how this power nearly destroys civilization in a catastrophic war and foreshadows nuclear warfare years before research began and describes the chain reactions involved and the resulting radiation. It is presented as a history of the important events of the 20th century, jumping back and forth amongst narratives of different eyewitnesses and major players...

The Time Machine - ebook/epub
The Time Machine - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells-15%
Ventigo Media

Decades ahead of his time, H.G. Wells leaps beyond the bounds of conventional imagination to tell the story of the Time Traveler. A seminal and hugely imaginative work of early science fiction, H.G. Wellss The Time Machine is the first and greatest modern portrayal of time-travel and definitely a spiritual ancestor of every time travel story since. The book introduces a scientist who uses a Time Machine to be transferred into the age of a slowly...

The Research Magnificent - ebook/epub
The Research Magnificent - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells-12%
Ventigo Media

Mr. Wells builds novels out of ideas as other men build them of imagery and emotions. H. G. Wells takes us on a very entertaining and profound journey via a character named William who insists on living life nobly and thoroughly. Starting in his boyhood, and throughout his life, it produced profound adventures, yet also make him ridiculous, and even inspiring. It is a passion for courage, for personal nobility...

The New Machiavelli - ebook/epub
The New Machiavelli - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells-13%
Ventigo Media

About a political idealist who changes his colours and engages in a sexual adventure. A successful author and Liberal MP Richard Remington appears to be a man to envy. But underneath his superficial contentment, he is far from happy with either his marriage or the politics of his party. The New Machiavelli describes the disarray into which his life is thrown when he meets the young and beautiful Isabel Rivers and becomes tormented by desire...

The Dream - ebook/epub
The Dream - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells-12%
Ventigo Media

The Dream by H.G Wells follows the character, Sarnac, who lives a whole other life as Harry Mortimer Smith. Sarnac is at the height of his career as a scientist by discovering new research. Sarnac goes with his friends including his girlfriend, Sunray to escape for the holidays. Little does Sarnac know that he would be dreaming a whole new life as a different person. His dream world is peculiar rules and what is socially acceptable than reality...

Mr Britling Sees It Through - ebook/epub
Mr Britling Sees It Through - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells-12%
Ventigo Media

This story is essentially the history of the opening and of the realisation of the Great War as it happened to one small group of people in Essex, and more particularly as it happened to one human brain. Mr. Britling Sees It Through begins with a lighthearted account of an American visiting England for the first time, but the outbreak of war changes everything. Day by day and month by month, Wells chronicles the unfolding events and public reaction...

The Time Machine. Wehikuł czasu w wersji do nauki angielskiego - ebook/epub
The Time Machine. Wehikuł czasu w wersji do nauki angielskiego - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells, Marta Fihel, Dariusz Jemielniak, Grzegorz Komerski-20%
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Język angielski - Poziom B2
Lubisz czytać dobre książki, a jednocześnie chcesz doskonalić swój angielski?
Mamy dla Ciebie idealne połączenie!
Klasyka literatury światowej w wersji do nauki języka angielskiego.
CZYTAJ – SŁUCHAJ – ĆWICZ
CZYTAJ – dzięki oryginalnemu angielskiemu tekstowi opowiadań The Time Machine przy­swa­jasz nowe słówka i uczysz się ich zastosowania w zdaniach...









2017-05-25
You Can’t Be Too Careful - ebook/epub
You Can’t Be Too Careful - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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„You Can’t be Too Careful” is a sketch of one way of life – the life path, cowardly man, in fear, made a lot of dirty tricks. He never forgot that „necessary caution”, and helped unleash the Second world war. He believed everything he was told, he did what he was told. Not it is done by world Affairs, he was only a humble and law-abiding. But he relied all those who would, in the words of wells...

The Wonderful Visit - ebook/epub
The Wonderful Visit - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Like „The Time Machine”, this book may be considered as a further romance of the fourth dimension. „The Wonderful Visit” was paid by an angel, who by some accident, had got out of the angel into the human world, where his is accidentally shot by a vicar. The angel had trouble adjusting to life in a small English town. „The Wonderful Visit” is an 1895 novel by H. G. Wells. With an angel – a creature of fantasy unlike a religious angel...

The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman - ebook/epub
The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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„The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman” is a novel set in the era surrounding the days of women’s suffrage. The story revolves around the wife of a baking magnate who goes into hiding after his female employees go on strike. Although the hero of this novel Sir Isaac Harman didn’t think much of the suffragette movement, his female employees certainly did, and he thought it prescient that he too should do his bit for women’s rights...

When the Sleeper Wakes - ebook/epub
When the Sleeper Wakes - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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This book was written in 1899, and is one of the last science-fiction books Wells wrote before his turn towards social realism in his writing. In this dystopian novel, Graham falls into a coma-like sleep, a sleep that he wakes from some 203 years in the future. But times have changed. Due to the wise investments of a board of trustees, Graham’s money has compounded into the greatest fortune the world has ever seen...

The Undying Fire - ebook/epub
The Undying Fire - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Dedicated to all schoolmasters and schoolmistresses and every teacher in the world, this re-interpretation of the Book of Job is one of the author’s finest discussion novels. Written in 1918, this is the story of Job Huss, the headmaster of a progressive school. It is saturated with the ideas of educational reform and of the teaching of world history as the basis for a common civilization and is one of his most ambitious dialogue narratives...

The War in the Air - ebook/epub
The War in the Air - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Bert Smallways is the unlikely protagonist, a kind of Edwardian Mod, not interested in a steady career, always looking for a good time, riding his proto-scooter down to Brighton at the weekends. When Bert is accidentally scooped up by a German fleet, on its way to launch a surprise attack on the United States, he finds himself with a front row seat to the greatest war that has ever been – the war in the air...

The Shape of Things to Come - ebook/epub
The Shape of Things to Come - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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„The Shape of Things to Come” is one of the great classics of science fiction. Originally written in 1929, this masterly work of science fiction has already confirmed H G Wells’ status as a remarkable soothsayer, and provides glimpses of what is perhaps yet to come. The book is written as a sort of historical account. It tells of how a world state could be considered an answer to Earth’s problems...

The Passionate Friends - ebook/epub
The Passionate Friends - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Although most famous for his sci-fi, Wells’ best work often deals with ordinary people having big thoughts in picturesque settings. „The Passionate Friends” is a fine representative example of this. Wells uses the changing relationships among childhood friends as the media for his thoughts on human relations on personal and global scales, and of what it all means. On the death of his father...

The Secret Places of the Heart - ebook/epub
The Secret Places of the Heart - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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H.G. Wells is best remembered as a central figure in the development of the science fiction genre. However, much of his literary output was more conventional in nature, and he published a number of novels dealing with interpersonal relationships and social themes. H.G. Wells was so charmed by Margaret Sanger that he based „The Secret Places of the Heart” on his time with her. The novel is a thinly-veiled autobiography that depicts an English...

The King Who Was a King - ebook/epub
The King Who Was a King - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Herbert George Wells is a huge name in the world of literature. He is known as the king of Science Fiction stories. He was an accomplished teacher, a best-selling novelist, a historian and a journalist, however, he established his name in the world through his passion for writing and will be remembered forever as „Father of Science Fiction”. „The King Who Was a King – The Book of a Film” is a fascinating treatise on the development of...

The History of Mr Polly - ebook/epub
The History of Mr Polly - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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An intriguing HG Wells work, not of the sci-fi variety, which details a man’s struggle to find himself and get along with his world. Published in 1910, this novel is the story of Alfred Polly, a generally non-descript member of the English lower middle class. The story begins when he is thirty-five years old, miserably unhappy with his life, both his circumstances and himself. In other words, he is a man with a badly muddled sense of reality who...

The First Men in the Moon - ebook/epub
The First Men in the Moon - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Another H.G. Wells classic sci fi. The novel tells the story of a journey to the moon by the impecunious businessman Mr. Bedford and the brilliant but eccentric scientist Dr. Cavor. Bedford bankrupt businessman who is making a comeback by writing a play, through a series of circumstances, teams up with Professor Cavor a recluse scientist who does not realize his own potential. Together they build a contraption...

Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island - ebook/epub
Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Often called the father of science fiction, British author Herbert George Wells literary works are notable for being some of the first titles of the science fiction genre. „Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island” is a 1928 novel by H. G. Wells. It tells the story of a young Englishman Arnold Blettsworthy who, after being betrayed by a business partner, is advised to go travelling in an attempt to recover from his severe disillusionment...

The Croquet Player - ebook/epub
The Croquet Player - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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A soul-corrupting evil invades the remote English village of Cainsmarsh, infesting the minds of the local residents. Dark events are plaguing its people. An elderly woman stiffens in dread at her own shadow; a terrified farmer murders a scarecrow; food prepared by others is eyed with suspicion; family pets are bludgeoned to death; loving couples are devoured by rage and violence. People are becoming suspicious of every move each other makes...

The Camford Visitation - ebook/epub
The Camford Visitation - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Wells’s treatise on education is set in the region of Camford (Cambridge/Oxford), and tells of a visitor who proves that education can save the world from destruction. The story centres around a Utopian ’ventriloquist’ who subjects human life and in particular its treatment by the University of Camford to sympathetic but quite unsparing scrutiny. At its core, it was a warning to the educational world of imminent war and of its lack of action...

The Autocracy of Mr Parham - ebook/epub
The Autocracy of Mr Parham - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Mr. Parham is a university academic of the traditional, classical sort, very much a snob and unhappy with many of the social trends of the time. Sir Bussy Woodcock is a self-made millionaire of sharp intelligence and great energy but lowly beginnings and no cultural education. This unlikely pair meet by chance and form an intermittent relationship. In an attempt to foster this acquaintance that goes on for six years...

The Brothers - ebook/epub
The Brothers - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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„The Brothers – A Story.” Herbert George Wells was a prolific English writer who wrote in a variety of genres, including the novel, politics, history, and social commentary. Wells returned to a literary genre in which he had always excelled: the satire written in the form of an allegory. In a land torn apart by civil war, Bolaris was fiercely loyal to the Strong Men. So when Number Four informed him that Ratzel...

Boon - ebook/epub
Boon - ebook/epub
Herbert George Wells
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Wells’s satire on literature, „Boon” was originally published under the pseudonym Reginald Bliss; a follow-up to the Fabian-savaging „The New Machiavelli”. It purports, however, to be by the fictional character Reginald Bliss, and for some time after publication Wells denied authorship. „Boon” is best known for its part in Wells’s debate on the nature of literature with Henry James...

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