The time machine
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Surrey, United Kingdom : Alma Classics, an imprint of Alma Books Ltd, 2017.
ISBN
9781847496270, 184749627X
Lexile measure
HL 1010L
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Book
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viii, 133 pages ; 20 cm
Language
English
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Level 5.4, 3 Points
Lexile code
HL
Lexile measure
1010

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Originally published in 1895.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographic references (pages 108-114, 133).
Description
"A Victorian scientist and inventor creates a machine for propelling himself through time, and voyages to the year AD 802701, where he discovers a race of humanoids called the Eloi. Their gently indolent way of life, set in a decaying cityscape, leads the scientist to believe that they are the remnants of a once great civilization. He is forced to revise this assessment when he comes across the cave dwellings of threatening ape-like creatures known as Morlocks, whose dark underground world he must explore to discover the terrible secrets of this fractured society, and the means of getting back to his own time. A biting critique of class and social equality as well as an innovative and much imitated piece of science fiction which introduced the idea of time travel into the popular consciousness, [this book] is a profound and extraordinarily prescient novel."--Amazon.com.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Wells, H. G. 1. (2017). The time machine . Alma Classics, an imprint of Alma Books Ltd.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wells, H. G. 1866-1946. 2017. The Time Machine. Surrey, United Kingdom: Alma Classics, an imprint of Alma Books Ltd.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wells, H. G. 1866-1946. The Time Machine Surrey, United Kingdom: Alma Classics, an imprint of Alma Books Ltd, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wells, H. G. 1866-1946. The Time Machine Alma Classics, an imprint of Alma Books Ltd, 2017.

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