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The time machine
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Published:
London ; New York : Penguin, 2005.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
xxviii, 104 pages ; 20 cm.
Lexile measure:
1010L
Status:
East Hampton Adult Science Fiction/Fantasy
SF WEL
Description
Wells's genre-defining novel of time travel When a Victorian scientist propels himself into the year a.d. 802,701, he is initially delighted to find that suffering has been replaced by beauty, contentment, and peace. Entranced at first by the Eloi, an elfin species descended from man, he soon realizes that these beautiful people are simply remnants of a once-great culture--now weak and childishly afraid of the dark. They have every reason to be afraid: in deep tunnels beneath their paradise lurks another race descended from humanity--the sinister Morlocks. And when the scientist's time machine vanishes, it becomes clear he must search these tunnels if he is ever to return to his own era. This edition includes a newly established text, a full biographical essay on Wells, a list of further reading, and detailed notes. Marina Warner's introduction considers Wells's development of the "scientific romance" and places the novel in the context of its time. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
0141439971
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 3.4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
1010

Notes

General Note
"First published 1895"--T.p. verso.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wells, H. G. 1., & Parrinder, P. (2005). The time machine. London ; New York: Penguin.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wells, H. G. 1866-1946 and Patrick Parrinder. 2005. The Time Machine. London ; New York: Penguin.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wells, H. G. 1866-1946 and Patrick Parrinder, The Time Machine. London ; New York: Penguin, 2005.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wells, H. G. 1866-1946., and Patrick Parrinder. The Time Machine. London ; New York: Penguin, 2005. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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