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Death of Writer H.G. Wells...



Item # 552119

August 14, 1946

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 14, 1946

* H.G. Wells death (1st report)
* Science Fiction novelist
 
The front page of this 46 page issue has a two line, column headline near the bottom: "H.G. Wells Dead in London at 79; Forecast Atomic Age in 1914 Novel".

This article is accompanies by a picture of Wells on page 25.
 
Additional content includes, "British Battle Jews, Kill 3 in Haifa Riot as Refugees Are Sent to Cyprus Camps" and much more.
 
Lightly browned, otherwise in good condition.

source: wikipedia: Herbert George Wells (September 21, 1866 – August 13, 1946), better known as H. G. Wells, was an English writer best known for such science fiction novels as The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man, The First Men in the Moon and The Island of Doctor Moreau. He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and produced works in many different genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary. He was also an outspoken socialist. His later works become increasingly political and didactic, and only his early science fiction novels are widely read today. Wells and Jules Verne are each sometimes referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction".

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