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Short Fiction

The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents (1895); Certain Personal Matters (1897); The Plattner Story and Others (1897); Tales of Space and Time (1899)
  • Adam Roberts
Part of the Literary Lives book series (LL)


An account of the short stories and short-form science fiction Wells wrote in the 1890s, including complete accounts of the collections Select Conversations with an Uncle (1895), The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents (1895), The Plattner Story and Others (1897), Tales of Space and Time (1899) and The Country of the Blind and Other Stories (1911) with a detailed critical discussion of the title story from this last collection.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Roberts
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishRoyal Holloway, University of LondonEghamUK

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