The First Men in the Moon By H. G. Wells PDF

Download The First Men in the Moon By H. G. Wells PDF book free online – From The First Men in the Moon By H. G. Wells PDF: The novel tells the story of a journey to the moon by the impecunious businessman Mr Bedford and the brilliant but eccentric scientist Dr Cavor. On arrival, Bedford and Cavor find the moon inhabited by a race of moon-folk the two call “Selenites.” The novel can also be read as a critique of prevailing political opinions from the turn of the century, particularly of imperialism.

“So much pettiness,” he explained; “so much intrigue! And really, when one has an idea–a novel, fertilizing idea–I don’t want to be uncharitable, but–“

I am a man who believes in impulses. I made what was perhaps a rash proposition. But you must remember, that I had been alone, play-writing in Lympne, for fourteen days, and my compunction for his ruined walk still hung about me. “Why not,” said I, “make this your new habit? In the place of the one I spoilt? At least, until we can settle about the bungalow. What you want is to turn over your work in your mind. That you have always done during your afternoon walk. Unfortunately, that’s over–you can’t get things back as they were.

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