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country of the blind and other selected stories

H. G. Wells

country of the blind and other selected stories

by H. G. Wells

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references

StatementH.G. Wells ; edited by Patrick Parrinder with an introduction by Neil Gaiman and notes by Andy Sawyer
SeriesPenguin classics
ContributionsParrinder, Patrick
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5772 .P37 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxii, 432 p. ;
Number of Pages432
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17251082M
ISBN 100141441984
ISBN 109780141441986

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 and It was first published by Thomas Nelson and Sons in All the stories had first been published in various weekly and monthly -seven of the stories had also been previously published in five.   The Country of the Blind: and Other Science-Fiction Stories: Wells, H. G., Gardner, Martin: Books - ews:

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 . The Country of the Blind Questions and Answers - Discover the community of teachers, mentors and students just like you that can answer any question you might have on The Country of .

  HG Wells was born somewhere in Britain, sometime in the latter decades of the nineteenth-century. He needs no introduction here. Country of the Blind is probably his best known short-story. Its an unusual piece for a variety of reasons: its easy reversal of the common saw that in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king; in the fact that the protagonist is unable to communicate; . As with other Brookmyre novels, `Country of the Blind' had me hooked from the first pages where his description of a young lawyer's first clients (Mrs McGrotty) had me in hysterics. Having kicked off to such a great start the story kept up the pace and was as memorable as this author's other novels.


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Catalogue

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The Country of the Blind and Other Stories (Penguin Classics): Wells, H. G., Sawyer, Andy, Parrinder, Patrick, Gaiman, Neil: : by:   The Country of the Blind and other Selected Stories H. Wells, Patrick Parrinder, Andy Sawyer, Neil Gaiman 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.

“The Country of the Blind” by H. Wells tells the story of Nuñez, who is blind in one eye and who travels to a village in the Andes Mountains that was cut off from the rest of civilization.

Country of the blind and other selected stories. London: Penguin, (OCoLC) Online version: Wells, H.G. (Herbert George), Country of the blind and other selected stories. London: Penguin, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder.

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The Country of the Blind, and Other Stories Contents: The jilting of Jane -- The cone -- The stolen bacillus -- The flowering of the strange orchid -- In the Avu Observatory -- Aepyornis Island -- The remarkable case of Davidson's eyes -- The Lord of the Dynamos -- The moth -- The treasure in the forest -- The story of the late Mr.

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