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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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