The Shape of Things to Come (Penguin Classics)

The Shape of Things to Come (Penguin Classics)

H. G. Wells


whilst Dr Philip Raven, an highbrow operating for the League of countries, dies in 1930 he leaves in the back of a strong legacy - an unpublished 'dream book'. encouraged by means of visions he has skilled for a few years, it sounds as if to be a booklet written a long way into the long run: a historical past of humanity from the date of his demise as much as 2105. the form of items to return offers this 'history of the future', an account that was once in many ways remarkably prescient - predicting climatic catastrophe and sweeping cultural adjustments, together with a moment international warfare, the increase of chemical war, and political instabilities within the center East.

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