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First Men in the Moon (Paperback) (H. G. Wells)

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'As we saw it first it was the wildest and most desolate of scenes. We were in an enormous amphitheatre, a vast circular plain, the floor of the giant crater. Its cliff-like wall closed us in on every side . . .'

Thanks to the discovery of an anti-gravity metal, Cavorite, two Victorian Englishman decide to tackle the most prestigious goal - space travel. They construct a sphere that will ultimately take them to the moon. On landing, they encounter what seems like an utterly barren landscape but they soon find signs that the planet was once very much alive. Then they hear curious hammering sounds from beneath the surface, and come face to face with the Selenites, a race of insect-like aliens living in a rigidly organised hive society.
Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: S. F. Masterworks
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Orion Pub Co
Author: H. G. Wells
Language: English
Street Date: July 4, 2017
TCIN: 52027034
UPC: 9781473218000
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-9247
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