The Country of the Blind and Other Stories
by H. G. Wells
Publisher: Thomas Nelson and Sons 1911
Number of pages: 574
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.
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