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JULY London Book Club – ‘The Time Machine’ by H.G.Wells

14th July 2014 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Book: 'The Time Machine' by H.G. Wells

Genre: Science Fiction

Venue: Coco Momo, Holborn

The Book/Synopsis:

So begins the Time Traveller’s astonishing firsthand account of his journey 800,000 years beyond his own era -- and the story that launched H.G. Wells’s successful career and earned him his reputation as the father of science fiction. With a speculative leap that still fires the imagination, Wells sends his brave explorer to face a future burdened with our greatest hopes...and our darkest fears. A pull of the Time Machine’s lever propels him to the age of a slowly dying Earth.  There he discovers two bizarre races -- the ethereal Eloi and the subterranean Morlocks -- who not only symbolize the duality of human nature, but offer a terrifying portrait of the men of tomorrow as well.

"The fact is, the Time Traveller was one of those men who are too clever to be believed: you never felt that you saw all round him; you always suspected some subtle reserve, some ingenuity in ambush, behind his lucid frankness." (from 'The Time Machine' H.G. Wells)

Details

Date:
14th July 2014
Time:
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Organiser

SYP London Bookclub
Email:
londonbookclub@thesyp.org.uk

Venue

Coco Momo
64 Theobalds Road, Holborn
London, London WC1X 8SF United Kingdom
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