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Herbert George Wells was born in 1866 in Bromley Kent a few miles from London the son of a house-maid and gardener Wells died in 1946 a wealthy and famous author having seen science fiction become a recognized literary form and having seen the world realize some of science fictions fondest dreams and worst fears Wells mother attempted to find him a safe occupation as a draper or chemist Wells had a quick mind and a good memory that enabled him to pass subjects by examination and win a scholarship to the Normal School of Science where he stayed for three years and most importantly was exposed to biology under the famous Thomas H Huxley Wells went into teaching and writing text books and articles for the magazines that were of that time In 1894 he began to write science-fiction stories -James Gunn Wells vision of the future with its troglodytic Morlocks descended from the working class of his day and the pretty but helpless Eloi devolved from the leisure class may seem antiquated political theory It emerged out of the concern for social justice that drew Wells to the Fabian Society and inspired much of his later writing but time has not dimmed the fascination of the situation and the horror of the imagery The Time Machine brought these concerns into his fiction It too involved the future but a future imagined with greater realism and in greater detail than earlier stories of the future It also introduced for the first time in fiction the notion of a machine for traveling in time In this novel the Time Machine by H G Wells starts with the time traveler trying to persuade his guests the theory of the fourth dimension and even the invention He tries to explain the fourth dimension before he shows them the time machine so they dont think of him as a magician H G Wells uses details about the fourth
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