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The style & technique of HG WELLS

Tony Rossiter looks at a founding father of science fiction who was nominated four times for the Nobel Prize in Literature

He was a hugely prolific writer, the author of more than 100 books. He wrote non-fiction, novels in many genres, short stories, social commentary, essays, satire, biography and autobiography. Today he is best known for his science fiction; his imagination, informed by his scientific training, was inventive and ahead of its time. Time travel, alien invasion, invisibility, biological engineering – they all feature in the ‘scientific romances’ (as they were called at the time) that established his reputation. He also drew on his own lower-middle-class background to write highly regarded novels of social realism which led some critics to see him as a successor to Dickens. But he was, above all, a founding father of science fiction, and that’s what I’ll focus on here, together with Kipps, one of his best-known works of social realism.

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