Ed Chalmers, history professor, had a real problem in his classes: he kept blurting out events that hadn't happened yet.
This deluxe edition of the Wells standard includes the critical text of the 1901 London first edition plus a scholarly introduction, appendixes, annotations, and photos. More for the academics.
After the long exile on Earth, John Carter finally returned to his beloved Mars. But beautiful Dejah Thoris, the woman he loved, had vanished.
Twenty-three men - a War Syndicate - offer to assume the expense of a war for the United States after a gunfight erupts between two vessels off the Canadian coast.
A scientist creates a serum to render himself invisible, but he can't reverse it, and this and this intolerable state drives him to madness and murder.
Dr. Moreau and his assistant Montgomery are engaged in a series of experiments. They are attempting to transform animals into manlike beings.
Two men are taken to a new world where they meet a race of human who are physically and mentally superior, living in an advanced civilization.
Each of the linked stories follows a different hero while gradually revealing the mystery of Caspak's biology
This book is about the author himself in this story, it is because he has been deeply involved in its startling events, events doubtless among the most extraordinary which this twentieth century will witness.
Edgar Rice Burroughs (1875-1950), found success as a writer in 1914. His first novel, "Tarzan of the Apes", was an immediate success.