Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

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Dates:
Birth 1866-09-21
Death 1946-08-13
Britons
French, English

Biographical notes:

H. G. Wells, Herbert George Wells (b. September 21, 1866, Bromley, Kent, England-d. August 13, 1946, London, England), best remembered for imaginative novels such as The Invisible Man and The War of the Worlds, prototypes for modern science fiction, was a prolific writer and one of the most versatile in the history of English letters. He produced an average of nearly three books a year for more than fifty years, in addition to hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles. His works ranged from fiction to history, science, social activism, literary criticism, biography, and film.

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Subjects:

  • Copyright
  • English essays--20th century
  • Proofs (Printing)
  • Gratitude--Juvenile fiction
  • Authors and publishers
  • Novelists, English
  • Drama
  • Contracts
  • Pride and vanity--Juvenile fiction
  • Literary agents
  • Authors and publishers--History--19th century
  • Elephants--Juvenile fiction
  • Pets--Juvenile fiction
  • Authors, English
  • Satire
  • Wire-rope transportation
  • Sphere
  • Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946--Correspondence
  • English literature
  • Authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
  • Rescues--Juvenile fiction
  • Gifts--Juvenile fiction
  • Publishers and Publishing
  • English literature--20th century

Occupations:

  • Historians
  • Authors
  • Authors, English

Places:

  • London, ENG, GB
  • Kent, ENG, GB