Regarded as the first science fiction thriller, it is the classic tale of the wanderings of the Time Traveller, his excursion in the fantastic machine of his creation into a future of nuclear war’s aftermath; he encounters the Eloi – portrayed as the pampered, spiritless descendants of the upper class of his own time; and the Morlocks; the lower class who dwell below ground but who, in this future, control the cossetted Eloi in order to farm them for sustenance. Wells intentionally reflected his views of the class system, working conditions and politics of the late Victorian age in these fictional races, having experienced the unhealthy living and working below ground conditions for himself as a draper’s assistant. Many film versions of this multi-layered story only go so far; Wells took his Time Traveller much further than the time of the Morlocks, to see…No, we won’t spoil it for you…
The Time Machine: H.G. Wells
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SKU: B5/UT/14. Author: H.G. Wells. Category: Sci-Fi/UFO. Tags: 1965 edition, A little light foxing; text clear and bright, Book has been covered in plastic thus preserving the dust jacket, Ex-library with one stamp, Tightly bound and clean within, Two tape ghosts on each of the blank end papers, Uncommon edition.