The Time Machine (H.G. Wells)


H.G. Wells began work on what would eventually evolve into The Time Machine nearly eight years before its publication as a novel. The original story was serialised in 1888 as “The Chronic Argonauts” in The Science Schools Journal (which Wells founded and edited) at The Royal College of Science.  …










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