by H. G. Wells
Publisher: The Macmillan Company 1909
Number of pages: 520
Presented as a miraculous cure-all, Tono-Bungay is in fact nothing other than a pleasant-tasting liquid with no positive effects. Nonetheless, when the young George Ponderevo is employed by his uncle Edward to help market this ineffective medicine, he finds his life overwhelmed by its sudden success. Soon the worthless substance is turned into a formidable fortune as society becomes convinced of the merits of Tono-Bungay through a combination of skilled advertising and public credulity.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by H. G. Wells - Macmillan
The story of W. P. Benham is the story of a man who was led into adventure by an idea. It was an idea that took possession of his imagination quite early in life, it grew with him and changed with him, it interwove at last completely with his being.
by H. G. Wells - Heinemann, Stone & Kimball
The Island of Dr. Moreau, originally published in 1896, is a science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells that addresses the ideas of society, community and human nature. Wells also touches on the concepts of eugenics and Darwinism.
by H. G. Wells - The University of Adelaide Library
Stella and Gemini come increasingly under the influence of a rather impressive psycho-therapeutist whose groundbreaking theories capture their imaginations. But when tragedy strikes they are soon to learn that intellectualism brings cold comfort.
by H. G. Wells
A dystopian science fiction novel about a man who sleeps for two hundred, waking up in a completely transformed London. The main character awakes to see his dreams realised, and the future revealed to him in all its horrors and malformities.