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H.G. Wells

Sometimes, to look occupied, I turned through old volumes of Fullmetal Alchemist or an illustrated H. G. Wells he had in his room, but even the pictures were more than I could absorb.
Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  English writer best known as one of the pioneers of science-fiction who wrote such novels as War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man, and The Time Machine (1866-1946)
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Strongly Associated with:   The War of the Worlds
Wells was also a journalist, popular historian, and political activist. Many of his science fiction stories have been adapted into popular films.
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  • Sometimes, to look occupied, I turned through old volumes of Fullmetal Alchemist or an illustrated H. G. Wells he had in his room, but even the pictures were more than I could absorb.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Clara, in the course of her incursions into those artistic circles which were the highest within her reach, discovered that her conversational qualifications were expected to include a grounding in the novels of Mr. H.G. Wells.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • The Invisible Man — H.G. Wells CHAPTER I THE STRANGE MAN’S ARRIVAL The stranger came early in February, one wintry day, through a biting wind and a driving snow, the last snowfall of the year, over the down, walking from Bramblehurst railway station, and carrying a little black portmanteau in his thickly gloved hand.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • Powerful and famous gentlemen became regular visitors to the house - including, I remember, figures such as Lord Daniels, Professor Maynard Keynes, and Mr H.G. Wells, the renowned author, as well as others who, because they came ’off the record’, I should not name here - and they and his lordship were often to be found locked in discussion for hours on end.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day

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  • Alex was big on the classics: Dickens, H. G. Wells, Mark Twain, Jack London.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells [1898] But who shall dwell in these worlds if they be inhabited?
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • The Time Machine, by H. G. Wells [1898] I The Time Traveller (for so it will be convenient to speak of him) was expounding a recondite matter to us.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells, though it is a work of science fiction, would be turned down because the word war appeared in its title.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Henry, Dreiser, H. G. Wells, Gogol, T. S. Eliot, Gide, Baudelaire, Edgar Lee Masters, Stendhal, Turgenev, Huneker, Nietzsche, and scores of others?
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Shaw’s aloof clarity and brilliant consistency and the gloriously intoxicated efforts of H. G. Wells to fit the key of romantic symmetry into the elusive lock of truth, alone won his rapt attention.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise

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  • You may know him as H. G. Wells, the novelist.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
  • William Archer, [Pg013] Arnold Bennett, H. G. Wells, Sidney Low, the Chestertons and Kipling are some of those who have dealt with the matter at length.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • The theft of the brigand-poetaster from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is deliberate; and the metamorphosis of Leporello into Enry Straker, motor engineer and New Man, is an intentional dramatic sketch for the contemporary embryo of Mr H. G. Wells’s anticipation of the efficient engineering class which will, he hopes, finally sweep the jabberers out of the way of civilization.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • You see, I’ve actually met H. G. Wells, and—no offense, Bert—but he’s a lot younger than you are."
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
  • It shook her so violently, that when Mr. H. G. Wells lifted her on the point of his puissant pen, and placed her at the angle of view from which the life she was leading and the society to which she clung appeared in its true relation to real human needs and worthy social structure, he effected a conversion and a conviction of sin comparable to the most sensational feats of General Booth or Gypsy Smith.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • "I’m not that H. G. Wells.
    James A. Owen  --  Here, There be Dragons
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Associated words [difficulty]:   H.G. Wells [8] , The War of the Worlds [9] , Jules Verne [6] , The Hobbit [6] , The Lord of the Rings [7] , Edgar Rice Burroughs [9] , Jules Verne [6]
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