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The country of the blind

And other stories

Author: Herbert G. Wells

Publisher: Best Classic Books

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Page: 574

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Country of the Blind and Other Stories

Author: H. G. Wells

Publisher: B&R Samizdat Express

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Category: Fiction

Page: 1147

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According to Wikipedia.com, "Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English author, 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. Together with Jules Verne, Wells has been referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction". "The Country of the Blind" is a short story written by H. G. Wells. It was first published in the April 1904 issue of the Strand Magazine and included in a 1911 collection of Wells's short stories, The Country of the Blind and Other Stories. It is one of Wells's best known short stories and features prominently in literature dealing with blindness.

The country of the blind

and other stories

Author: Herbert George Wells

Publisher: Books for Libraries

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Category: Fiction

Page: 574

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Six entertaining tales from the foremost science fiction writer of his time, including "The Star," "The New Accelerator," "The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes," plus 3 more.

The Country of the Blind

Large Print

Author: H G Wells

Publisher: Independently Published

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Page: 464

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Although best known for his novels, it was in his early short fiction that H. G. Wells first explored the relationship between the fantastical and everyday. Here horror meets humor, man-eating squids invade the sleepy Devon coast, and strange kinks and portals in space and time lead to other worlds-a marvelous literary universe showcasing the author's fascination with the wonders and perils of scientific progress. In his introduction, Wells wrote that this collection covers "all the short stories by me that I care for any one to read again." He went on to say that except for the two sets of linked stories A Story of the Stone Age and A Story of the Days To Come in his earlier collection, Tales of Space & Time, "no short story of mine of the slightest merit is excluded from this volume."

The Country of the Blind and other Selected Stories

Author: H.G. Wells

Publisher: ePenguin

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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Herbert George Wells was perhaps best known as the author of such classic works of science fiction as The Time Machine and War of the Worlds. But it was in his short stories, written when he was a young man embarking on a literary career, that he first explored the enormous potential of the scientific discoveries of the day. He described his stories as "a miscellany of inventions," yet his enthusiasm for science was tempered by an awareness of its horrifying destructive powers and the threat it could pose to the human race. A consummate storyteller, he made fantastic creatures and machines entirely believable; and, by placing ordinary men and women in extraordinary situations, he explored, with humor, what it means to be alive in a century of rapid scientific progress.

"The Country of the Blind" and Other Science-fiction Stories

Author: Herbert George Wells

Publisher: Courier Corporation

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Category: Fiction

Page: 90

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"In the country of the blind, the one-eyed man is king." Or is he? In H. G. Wells' acclaimed tale, a stranded mountaineer encounters an isolated society in which his apparent advantage proves less than valuable. This thought-provoking fable is accompanied by other short stories, including "The Star," a gripping tale about a massive celestial object hurtling toward the Earth, as well as "The New Accelerator," "The Remarkable Case of Davidson's Eyes," "Under the Knife," and "The Queer Story of Brownlow's Newspaper." With the 1895 publication of his first novel, The Time Machine, Wells established himself as the foremost science-fiction writer of his era. This entertaining collection was selected and edited by Martin Gardner, who also provides an Afterword that offers insight into the liveliness and originality of Wells’ imagination.

The Country of the Blind

Bilingual Edition (English - French)

Author: Herbert Wells

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

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Page: 68

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Instead of memorizing vocabulary words, work your way through an actual well-written novel. Even novices can follow along as each individual English paragraph is paired with the corresponding French paragraph. It won't be an easy project, but you'll learn a lot.

In the Country of the Blind

Author: Michael Flynn

Publisher: Macmillan

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Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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In the nineteenth century, a small group of American idealists managed to actually build Charles Babbage's Analytical Engine and use it to develop Cliology, mathematical models that could chart the likely course of the future. Soon they were working to alter history's course as they thought best. By our own time, the Society has become the secret master of the world. But no secret can be kept forever, at least not without drastic measures. When her plans for some historic real estate lead developer and ex-reporter Sarah Beaumont to stumble across the Society's existence, it's just the first step into a baffling and deadly maze of conspiracies. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Country of the Blind and Other Selected Stories

Author: Herbert George Wells

Publisher: Penguin UK

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Category: Fiction

Page: 432

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The final installment in Penguin Classics's landmark H. G. Wells series Although best known for his novels, it was in his early short fiction that H. G. Wells first explored the relationship between the fantastical and everyday. Here horror meets humor, man-eating squids invade the sleepy Devon coast, and strange kinks and portals in space and time lead to other worlds-a marvelous literary universe showcasing the author's fascination with the wonders and perils of scientific progress.

The Country Of The Blind, And Other Stories

Author: Herbert George Wells

Publisher:

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Category: Fiction

Page: 326

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