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The Time Machine

The revolutionary novel that catapulted readers into the future, from the father of science fiction, H.G. Wells. "I've had a most amazing time...." So begins the Time Traveller's astonishing firsthand account of his journey eight hundred thousand years beyond his own era--and the story that launched H. G. Wells's successful career.

Year: 1895     Genre: DystopianSpeculative FictionTime Travel

The Island of Dr Moreau

In The Island of Dr. Moreau, a shipwrecked gentleman named Edward Prendick, stranded on a Pacific island lorded over by the notorious Dr. Moreau, confronts dark secrets, strange creatures, and a reason to run for his life.

Year: 1896     Genre: Dystopian

The Invisible Man

A stranger emerges out of a freezing February day with a request for lodging in a cozy provincial inn. Who is this out-of-season traveler? More confounding is the thick mask of bandages obscuring his face. Why is he disguised in such a manner? What keeps him hidden in his room? The villagers, aroused by trepidation and curiosity, bring it upon themselves to find the answers. What they discover is not only a man trapped in the terror of his own creation, but a chilling reflection of the unsolvable mysteries

Year: 1897     Genre: HorrorScience Fiction

The War of the Worlds

The night after a shooting star is seen streaking through the sky from Mars, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common in London. At first, naïve locals approach the cylinder armed just with a white flag - only to be quickly killed by an all-destroying heat-ray, as terrifying tentacled invaders emerge. Soon the whole of human civilisation is under threat, as powerful Martians build gigantic killing machines, destroy all in their path with black gas and burning rays, and feast on the warm blood of trapped,

Year: 1898     Genre: Alien ContactScience Fiction

Sep 21, 1866 -- Aug 13, 1946
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-- -- 1895The Time Machine DystopianSpeculative FictionTime Travel
-- -- 1896The Island of Dr Moreau Dystopian, Shipwreck
-- -- 1896The Red Room GhostsHorror
-- -- 1897The Invisible Man HorrorScience Fiction
-- -- 1898The War of the Worlds Alien ContactScience Fiction