Literature (133 pages found in this category)


The Reconciliation

Short story by H. G. Wells published in 1895, about two men who attempt a reconciliation culminating in the death of one of them.

The Red Room

Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1896, a horror story in the manner of Edgar Allan Poe.

The Remarkable Case of Davidson’s Eyes

Short story by H. G. Wells published in 1895, about a researcher who, after stooping between the poles of a large electromagnet, becomes temporarily blind to the world around him, seeing only an island beach.

The Sad Story of a Dramatic Critic

Redirected to “The Obliterated Man”.

The Sea Raiders

Short story by H. G. Wells, first published in 1896, about a raid by an unknown species of octopus-like creatures on the south coast of England.

The Shopman

Essay by H. G. Wells published in 1894, about a visit to a draper’s shop and an infuriating shop assistant.

The Spoils of Mr. Blandish

Redirected to “The Rajah’s Treasure”.

The Star

Short story by H. G. Wells published in 1897, about a near collision between a comet from outer space and the Earth.

The Stolen Bacillus

Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1894, about an anarchist who steals what he believes to be a tube of cholera bacteria to poison London’s water supply, but which is in reality harmless.

The Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents

Collection of 15 short stories by H. G. Wells, first published in 1895.