The distant future, 710,802 A.D. A dying Earth. In this bleak classic, the prototypical science-fiction story, Wells weaves together a gripping account of the Time Traveler who, as he encounters two races--the effete Eloi and the predatory Morlocks--witnesses the dramatic evolutiionary events that culminate in a horrifying end.
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"Tom Teti does a more than credible job of animating the several characters who populate this classic."From the Inside Flap:
When the intrepid Time Traveller finds himself in the year 802,701, he encounters a seemingly utopian society of evolved human beings but then unearths the dark secret that sets mankind on course toward its inevitable destruction. An insightful look into a distant, bleak, and disturbing future, "The Time Machine goes beyond the reaches of science fiction to provide a strikingly relevant discussion of social progress, class struggle, and the human condition.
Hailed as a masterpiece of its genre, H. G. Wells's famous novella about the perils of history and the hubris of modernity comes vividly alive in this remarkable reissue of a unique 1931 illustrated edition.
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Book Description Penguin Audio, 1996. Audio Cassette. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140861734