H.G. Wells (1866-1946) published his first novel, The Time Machine, in 1895 as a critique of Victorian England. It's the story of a time traveler, who visits the future to see the evolved civilization of the Eloi and the Morlocks. Read more about Wells' first work.
1. The H.G. Wells Reader: A Complete Anthologyby H. G. Wells, and John Huntington (Editor). Taylor Publishing Company. From the publisher: "The first authoritative anthology ever compiled of the works of author and visionary H. G. Wells (1866-1946), this volume collects a representative sampling of his finest short stories; excerpts from seven novels (including The War of the Worlds); a lost episode deleted from the final version of Wells's masterpiece."
2. H.G. Wells's Perennial Time Machineby George Slusser (Editor), Patrick Parrinder (Editor), Daniele Chatelain (Editor). University of Georgia Press. From the publisher: "This collection of essays offers a series of original, penetrating, and wide-ranging perspectives on Wells's masterpiece by an international group of major Wells and science fiction scholars... This insightful volume captures the innovative imagination, richness, and fascinating ambiguity that resulted in a classic literary work."
by H.G. Wells. Brilliance. From the publisher: "The Time Machine
, Wells' first novel (published in 1895) and 'The War Of The Worlds' (1898), comprise two great firsts in the history of science fiction. Respectively, they were the first novels to center around time travel and the first to suggest intelligent extraterrestrial life and interplanetary invasion."
4. The Time Machineby H.G. Wells, Bernard Mayes, Leon E. Stover, Nicholas Ruddick, W. T. Robinson, and Shirley Bogart. Bantam. From the publisher: "H.G. Wells' famous novel of one man's astonishing journey beyond the conventional limits of the imagination first appeared in 1895. It won him immediate recognition, and has been regarded ever since as one of the great masterpieces in the literature of science fiction."
5. The Time Machineby H.G. Wells. Dover. From the publisher: "Classic science-fiction novel recounts the adventures of a hypothetical Time-Traveller who journeys into the future."
by H.G. Wells. Dover. From the publisher: "Six remarkably prescient volumes by the 'father' of modern science fiction: The First Men in the Moon
, a 1901 novel about lunar life; The Invisible Man
, the story of a scientist whose experiments take a turn toward terror; The Time Machine
, a journey into the future; The Island of Dr. Moreau
, The War of the Worlds
, and The Country of the Blind
and other science fiction stories."
7. The Time Machine: An Invention and The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells. Ballantine Books. From the publisher: "Scientific visionary. Social prophet. Master storyteller. Few novelists have captivated generations of readers like H. G. Wells. In enduring, electrifying detail, he takes us to dimensions of time and space that have haunted our dreams for centuries-and shows us ourselves as we really are."
8. Time Machine: The Story of H. G. Wellsby William J. Boerst. Reynolds, Morgan Incorporated. This book explores the life and works of H.G. Wells, the master of science fiction with The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man, and The Island of Dr. Moreau.
by John Hammond. Pearson Education. From the publisher: "Beginning with a survey of his life and times, the book also illustrates the influence of place on his fiction and auto-biographical novels; provides a detailed look at his novels and science fiction, placing his work in its literary context; discusses Wells in relation to modernism; gives a detailed examination of his works The The Time Machine
, and Tono-Bungay..."
10. Deodand Classics: The War of the Worlds and the Time Machineby H.G. Wells. Deodand Publishing. From the publisher: "Two books in one, this volume contains both of H.G. Wells' most popular science fiction classics: The Time Machine, and The War of the Worlds. Journey with the Time Traveller to the distant future where the beautiful, decadent Eloi and the vile Morlocks hold the earth in their sway."