H. G. Wells; his turbulent life and times.
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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English


  • Wells, H. G. -- 1866-1946.,
  • Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography.,
  • Journalists -- Great Britain -- Biography.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [319]-322.

LC ClassificationsPR5776 .D5
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 330 p.
Number of Pages330
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17757895M

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