Country of the Blind and Other Stories

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Author: H. G. Wells

Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express

ISBN: 1455400890

Category: Fiction

Page: 1147

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According to Wikipedia.com, "Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English author, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary. Together with Jules Verne, Wells has been referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction". "The Country of the Blind" is a short story written by H. G. Wells. It was first published in the April 1904 issue of the Strand Magazine and included in a 1911 collection of Wells's short stories, The Country of the Blind and Other Stories. It is one of Wells's best known short stories and features prominently in literature dealing with blindness.

H. G. Wells Collection - the Country of the Blind, and Other Stories and the Sleep

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Author: H. G. Wells

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781717524973

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Page: 512

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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories brings together thirty-three of H. G. Wells' science fiction and fantasy short stories which were previously published separately in a variety of periodicals. The title refers to one of Wells' most popular short stories, included in this book. In the dystopian vision of H. G. Wells' novel The Sleeper Awakes (1910), a man awakes to a London where all he knew has radically changed after his sleep of two hundred and three years. Due to the wonders of compound interest, he is now this later world's richest man. As a committed socialist and futurist, he now sees his dreams realized and revealed to him in all their abhorrent and frightful glory.

The Country of the Blind

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Author: Herbert George Wells

Publisher: Paperless

ISBN: 8822882180

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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"The Country of the Blind" is a short story written by H. G. Wells. It was first published in the April 1904 issue of "The Strand Magazine" and included in a 1911 collection of Wells's short stories, "The Country of the Blind and Other Stories". It is one of Wells's best known short stories, and features prominently in literature dealing with blindness. Wells later revised the story, with the expanded version first published by an English private printer, Golden Cockerel Press, in 1939.

The Country of the Blind

And Other Science-Fiction Stories

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Author: H. G. Wells

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 0486482898

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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Entertaining tales from the foremost science-fiction writer of the early 20th century include the title tale, "The Star," "The New Accelerator," "The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes," "Under the Knife," and others.

The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories: Large Print

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Author: H. G. Wells

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781796460643

Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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"The Country of the Blind" is a short story written by H. G. Wells. It was first published in the April 1904 issue of The Strand Magazine and included in a 1911 collection of Wells's short stories, The Country of the Blind and Other Stories.

The Country of the Blind & Other Tales: 33 Titles in One Edition

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Author: H. G. Wells

Publisher: Musaicum Books

ISBN: 8027235804

Category: Fiction

Page: 534

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"The Country of the Blind" is a short story written by H. G. Wells. It was first published in the April 1904 issue of The Strand Magazine and included in a 1911 collection of Wells's short stories, The Country of the Blind and Other Stories. It is one of Wells's best known short stories and features prominently in literature dealing with blindness. Contents: The jilting of Jane -- The cone -- The stolen bacillus -- The flowering of the strange orchid -- In the Avu Observatory -- Aepyornis Island -- The remarkable case of Davidson's eyes -- The Lord of the Dynamos -- The moth -- The treasure in the forest -- The story of the late Mr. Elvesham -- Under the knife -- The sea raiders -- The obliterated man -- The Plattner story -- The red room -- The purple Pileus -- A slip under the microscope -- The crystal egg -- The star -- The man who could work miracles -- A vision of judgment -- Jimmy Goggles the God -- Miss Winchelsea's heart -- A dream of Armageddon -- The valley of spiders -- The new accelerator -- The truth about Pyecraft -- The magic shop -- The empire of the ants -- The door in the wall -- The country of the blind -- The beautiful suit. Herbert George "H. G." Wells (1866 – 1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games.