Tag Archives: H.G. Wells
Below are the newly reprinted works available now which make up our Summer Impressions series: Ryunosuke Akutagawa: Kappa Jared Cade: Agatha Christie and the Eleven Missing Days Jean Cocteau: Le Livre Blanc Jean Cocteau: Opium Ithell Colquhoun: The Crying of the Wind Ithell … Continue reading →
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An extract from Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island by H.G. Wells BLETTSWORTHY IN BATTLE The day came when I scribbled my last uncensored letter to Rowena, and our draft was marched through the streets to Victoria Station, band playing brassily, … Continue reading →
Samira Ahmed explores H. G. Wells’ role in the making of the nuclear bomb. Listen to the programme here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b060zkjl We are republishing Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island and Christina Alberta’s Father – two of H. G. Wells’ lesser known classics. … Continue reading →
In 1934, on a visit to Soviet Russia H. G. Wells met Stalin… The interview first appeared in the New Statesman later that year. Follow this link to read the interview in full. We are republishing Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole … Continue reading →
MR BLETTSWORTHY ON RAMPOLE ISLAND Introduction by Michael Sherborne The sea voyage that carries the traveller to a strange and challenging world is a time-honoured literary genre. Think of Shakespeare’s The Tempest or Homer’s Odyssey. On rare occasions it … Continue reading →