The Time Machine

The Time Machine

Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 31/03/2005
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'The father of science fiction' Guardian

The Time Machine is the first and greatest modern portrayal of time-travel. It sees a Victorian scientist propel himself into the year 802,701 AD, when he is initially delighted to find that suffering has been replaced by beauty, contentment and peace.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 humans, he soon realizes that they 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 - the sinister Morlocks.

Edited by PATRIC K PARRINDER with an Introduction by MARINA WARNER and notes by STEVEN MCLEAN

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780141439976
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Weight: 112g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 8 mm

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One of the first Science Fiction novels and one that possibly set the tone for the entire genre, The Time Machine is a fantastic read. Though it is only sh... READ MORE
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The Time Machine
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The time machine. It's odd but it took me a very long time to get around to reading this book. I'm a huge doctor who fan so you'd think reading one of the ... READ MORE
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