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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories (The original 1911 edition of 33 fantasy and science fiction short stories)
This carefully crafted ebook: "The Country of the Blind and Other Stories (The original 1911 edition of 33 fantasy and science fiction short stories)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Country of the Blind and Other Stories is a collection of thirty-three fantasy and science fiction short stories written by the English author H. G. Wells between 1894 and 1909. It was first published by Thomas Nelson and Sons in 1911. All the stories had first been published in various weekly and monthly periodicals. Table of Contents: Introduction 1.The Jilting of Jane. 2.The Cone. 3.The Stolen Bacillus. 4.The Flowering of the Strange Orchid. 5.In the Avu Observatory. 6.Aepyornis Island. 7.The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes. 8.The Lord of the Dynamos. 9.The Moth. 10.The Treasure in the Forest. 11.The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham. 12.Under the Knife. 13.The Sea Raiders. 14.The Obliterated Man. 15.The Plattner Story. 16.The Red Room. 17.The Purple Pileus 18.A Slip Under the Microscope. 19.The Crystal Egg. 20.The Star. 21.The Man Who Could Work Miracles. 22.A Vision of Judgment. 23.Jimmy Goggles the God. 24.Miss Winchelsea's Heart. 25.A Dream of Armageddon. 26.The Valley of Spiders. 27.The New Accelerator. 28.The Truth About Pyecraft. 29.The Magic Shop. 30.The Empire of the Ants. 31.The Door in the Wall. 32.The Country of the Blind. 33.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. Wells is one person sometimes called "The Father of Science Fiction", as are Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback. His most notable science fiction works include The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau.