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Science Fiction: The War of The Worlds. Written by: Herbert George Wells. Herbert George Wells 1866-1946. Also known as HG Wells English novelist Wrote science Fiction Was one of the founders of science fiction. Early life. Born on September 21, 1866 in Bromley, Kent. Liked reading

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science fiction the war of the worlds

Science Fiction: The War of The Worlds

Written by: Herbert George Wells

herbert george wells 1866 1946
Herbert George Wells1866-1946
  • Also known as HG Wells
  • English novelist
  • Wrote science Fiction
  • Was one of the founders of science fiction
early life
Early life
  • Born on September 21, 1866 in Bromley, Kent.
  • Liked reading
  • Critical thinker
family
Family
  • fourth and last child of Joseph Wells
  • poor
  • His father was a shopkeeper and a professional cricketer
  • his mother served from time to time as a housekeeper
education
Education
  • In 1883 Wells teacher-pupil at Midhurst Grammar School
  • obtained scholarship to the Normal School of Science in London
  • Trained as scientist
professional
Professional
  • Writer
  • Novelist
  • Historian
  • Teacher
  • Journalist
relationship
Relationship
  • Married to his cousin Isabel Mary Wells
  • They separated
  • Married Amy Catherine Robbins
  • She was one of his students
later life
Later Life
  • Wells full-time writer
  • Wanted social reform
novels
Novels

Fiction

  • The First Men in the Moon
  • The Invisible Man
  • The Island of Doctor Moreau
  • The New Machiavelli
  • The Research Magnificent
  • The Soul of a Bishop
  • The Time Machine
  • The War of the Worlds
  • The Wheels of Chance
  • The World Set Free
  • TonoBungay

Non-fiction

  • God The Invisible King

Short Stories

  • Aepyornis Island
  • The Cone
  • The Country of the Blind
  • The Diamond Maker
  • The Door in the Wall
  • Jimmy Goggles the God
awards
Awards

Became known as one of the father of Science Fiction.

final years
Final years
  • Died on August 13 1946
  • Died at his home
  • In 1986, painted wells one the side of his home
works cited
Works Cited
  • N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2012. <http://colemanzone.com/Time_Machine_Project/wells_pics.htm>.
  • N.p., n.d. Web. 18 May 2012. <http://photobucket.com/images/h.g. wells/
  • Doyle, Geoffrey. "A Very Comprehensive List of Books Written by H.G. Wells." The H.G. Wells Conservatory. Clemson Computing, 1999. Web. 18 May 2012. <http://www.cs.clemson.edu/~tdoyle/hgbib.html>.
  • Elements of Literature Sixth Course: Literature of Britain with World Classics.

Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 2003. Print.

  • Orwell, George. 1984. New York: Scarborough, Ontario. 1949. Print.
  • Wells, H.G. The War of the Worlds. USA: Aerie Books, Ltd. 1986. Print.
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