The Time Machine by H.G Wells

The Time Machine by H.G Wells is one of those classics which has influenced so many other stories, films and TV shows it’s hard to think of life without it.

Set around the books protagonist, the time traveller, who recounts his adventures to his eagerly awaiting dinner guests. Having invented and built his very own time machine the time traveller sets off to explore new and exciting times, but what he finds is enough to turn his hair white.

A definitive classic, which although being penned in 1895 is still as valuable today as it ever was. It deals with a lot of the issues, ethics and morals we face today with regards to time travel and space exploration by looking at the importance of time travel, the impact it could have, and what we could stand to learn if we ever had the ability. Just because we can do something doesn’t always mean that we should.

The Time Machine by H.G Wells is a fantastic book which definitely deserves a place in anyone’s bookcase.

The Time Machine by H.G.Wells

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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, written by Robert Louis Stevenson it’s one of the all-time classic horror novels. Published in 1884 the book was an immediate success and fast becoming one of Stevenson’s most popular novels.

A beautiful yet chilling tale set in Victorian London. A scientist, (Dr Jekyll) creates a serum which transforms him in to, (or brings out), his alter ego Mr Hyde. Mr Hyde is the animal part of Jekyll which has been hiding in the deep, dark psyche of his mind, but now he has been called upon and the temptation of the “dark side” is all too great for the scientist and it starts to take control of him.

Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a disturbing book which gives us a glimpse of what the true nature of humanity can really be like, the struggles we have to deal with and what happens when we make certain choices.

A chilling tale of one man’s struggle with the most wicked and evil character he could ever face, his own worst enemy.

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The Invisible Man by H.G.Wells

Classics of Literature

The Invisible Man, written by H.G.Wells is a classic piece of literature. Published in 1897 the story tells of a scientist who invents an experimental serum which turns him invisible, at first this new ability has its perks but only too soon he finds out just how disruptive this change can be.

The book makes us look at the situation, how would it effect the choices and decisions we make, what would it feel like to be ignored by any and everyone, and do we make others feel like that? These are things, (among others), the scientist has to deal with and as you can imagine it plays havoc with his sanity.

The Invisible Man is one of those books that each time you read it you can learn something new, whether it’s about life, morals, politics, or yourself.

The Invisible Man by H.G.Wells is one of those novels that should be on everyone’s ‘book’ bucket list.

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Frankenstein by Mary Shelley

Frankenstein or the Modern Prometheus

Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus, is one of the all-time classics. Written by Mary Shelley in 1818, the story has become one of the most popular works of literature, it’s up there with the likes of Dracula, The Invisible Man, and Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. It’s so popular people who have not read the book or seen any of the films can still name Frankenstein’s monster.

The book gives us a disturbingly realistic look at ourselves, our psyche and our behaviour, from different points of view. We see the intentions of the ‘creator’ or scientist, Victor Frankenstein, the needs and desires of his creation, and the reaction of the people who come in to contact with him.

A beautiful if slightly disturbing story which after even all these years can still captivate and excite the imagination.

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