About Herbert G. Wells

Works Online

A Modern Utopia
First and Last Things A Confession of Faith and Rule of Life
Floor Games
God the Invisible King
In the Day of the Comet
Mankind in the Making
The Door In The Wall And Other Stories
The First Men In The Moon
The History of Mr. Polly
The Invisible Man A Grotesque Romance
The Isle of Doctor Moreau
The New Machiavelli
The Research Magnificent
The Secret Places of the Heart
The Soul of a Bishop
The Time Machine
The War in the Air
The War of the Worlds
The Wheels of Chance A Bicycling Idyll
The World Set Free
When The Sleeper Wakes


09/21/1866 H.G. Wells was born on September 21, 1866 in Bromley, Kent.

01/01/1877 Joseph Wells had an accident that left him with a fractured thigh. The accident effectively put an end to Joseph`s career as a cricketer and his earnings as a shopkeeper were not enough to compensate for the loss forcing him to apprentice his sons.

Approx 1880 Wells was apprenticed like his brothers to a draper, spending the years between 1880 and 1883 in Windsor and Southsea

1883 Wells became a teacher-pupil at Midhurst Grammar School

1891 Wells settled in London, married his cousin Isabel and continued his career as a teacher in a correspondence college.

1895 As a novelist Wells made his debut with The Time Machine, a parody of English class division and a satirical warning that human progress is not inevitable

1895 Wells left Isabel for one of his brightest students, Amy Catherine -whom he married.

1896 The Island Of Dr. Moreau

01/01/1897 The Invisible Man

1898 The War of the Worlds

1900 Love And Mr. Lewisham

1901 The First Men On The Moon

1903 Mankind In The Making

1905 A Modern Utopia

1908 The War In The Air

1909 Tono-Bungay and The History Of Mr. Polly

1909 Wells became the first president of the Royal College of Science Association (an organization he helped set up).

1914 At the outbreak of war in 1914, Wells was involved in a love affair with a young journalist, Rebecca West, 26 years his junior.

08/13/1946 Wells died in London on August 13, 1946.

Resources On The Web

H.G. Wells Society - Dedicated to promoting and encouraging an active interest in

Study Guide for H. G. Wells: The War of the Worlds - Study Guide for H. G. Wells: The War of the Worlds

HG Wells Prophecies - have not realy looked fully at this, but it sounded neat




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