Satirical essay by H. G. Wells first published in 1893, about the evolution of human beings into a form resembling a human foetus.
Short story by H. G. Wells about a man who is granted the power to do anything merely by willing it to happen.
Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1894, about a man’s reflections on his unsightly nose.
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Monthly magazine aimed at young women between 15 and 25, published from 1851 until 1899.
Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1895. It concerns a bitter rivalry between two entomologists, ending with the death of one and the insanity of the other.
Short story by H. G. Wells published in 1901, concerning the effects of a fictional drug designed to speed up the human nervous system.
The Nightmare is an oil painting by Henry Fuseli, depicting an ape-like incubus crouching on a sleeping woman. It was first exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1782.
Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1895, about a shy young man who becomes a drama critic, and the effect that decision has on his personality.
Evening newspaper launched in London on 7 February 1865. It introduced investigative journalism into British journalism, along with other innovations.