H. G. Wells, “The Country of the Blind”, 1904.

Oliver Sacks, “The Island of the Colorblind“, 1997 medical, nonfiction was the subject of an earlier blog post.  Similarly, here I present H. G. Wells, “The Country of the Blind”, 1904 which was a science fiction novel of a population composed entirely of  visually-blind people.  H. G. Wells, “The Invisible Man “, 1897 was an earlier … Continue reading H. G. Wells, “The Country of the Blind”, 1904.

H. G. Wells, “A Story of the Stone Age”, 1897.

  H. G. Wells, “A Story of the Stone Age”, 1897 was a prehistoric, fiction novel.  The protagonist is a caveman named “Ugh-lomi” during the Stone Age time.  “Ugh-lomi” learns how to fashion “stone” and wood into “tools” and “weapons”.  Ugh-lomi” becomes the first man to ride a “horse”.  “Eudena” is a young, woman that … Continue reading H. G. Wells, “A Story of the Stone Age”, 1897.

H. G. Wells, “The War of the Worlds”, 1898.

H. G. Wells, “The War of the Worlds”, 1898 was an alien-invasion, science fiction novel.  Percival Lowell (1855-1916) was an astronomer who fueled speculation that there were “canals” on the planet Mars.  Astronomer Lowell viewed the Mars surface through his telescope and concluded tht “Martian canals” were engineering works of intelligent beings.  H. G. Wells, … Continue reading H. G. Wells, “The War of the Worlds”, 1898.

H. G. Wells, "Invisible Man", 1897.

H. G. Wells, “Invisible Man”, 1897 was a science-fiction novel about human “invisibility”.  Invisibility is the state by which the object can not be seen. Cloak and the wearer of clothing appears as only garments.  H. G. Wells is giving an exposition on “relativity”.  Relativity is a phenomena of seeing of motion by an observer … Continue reading H. G. Wells, "Invisible Man", 1897.