H G Wells pp 1-18 | Cite as


  • Adam Roberts
Part of the Literary Lives book series (LL)


This chapter covers Wells’s early years, education and time as a school teacher, his first marriage and divorce and his second marriage. It discusses his first experiments with writing short fiction.


  1. MacKenzie, Norman and Jeanne (1973). The Time Traveller: the life of H.G. Wells. London: Weidenfeld and Nicholson.Google Scholar
  2. West, Anthony (1984). H G Wells: Aspects of a Life. London: Hutchinson.Google Scholar

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  • Adam Roberts
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishRoyal Holloway, University of LondonEghamUK

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