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The Time Machine

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H.G. Wells, a pioneer in the science fiction genre, produced awesomely imaginative novels whose technologies seem impossibly sophisticated for a writer living in an era before automobiles and the widespread application of electricity. In his work The Time Machine, Wells’ Time Traveller, a gen...

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    Reviews/Comments On The Time Machine


    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful
    RE: Best Dystopian Science Fiction Books
    By: Anonymous
    2013-02-01 06:54:55

    A classic time travel -- one of the first written

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    RE: The Time Machine
    By: marie ann
    2015-12-26 08:01:26

    Candy. A Sunday afternoon movie. Fun. Timeless...yes a pun. A comic book without pictures. Delightful. One of the beginning books to hook me into scifi.

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    RE: The Time Machine
    By: Anonymous
    2016-05-26 10:24:30

    This short novel not only has a great story, but it is written in an elegant style, emulative of classic fiction of the period.

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    RE: The Time Machine
    By: Anonymous
    2016-08-04 07:56:30

    An authorized sequel to commemorate the 100th anniversary of TTM was released in 1995, written by British sci-fi author Stephen Baxter. It's a pretty good read.

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    RE: The Time Machine
    By: Anonymous
    2017-01-21 01:00:30

    There's no need for spoilers. You don't find out about the Morlocks and their doings until mid book.
    Horrible way of reviewing books without warnings.

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