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The Man of the Year Million

Satirical essay by H. G. Wells first published in 1893, about the evolution of human beings into a form resembling a human foetus.

The Man Who Could Work Miracles

Short story by H. G. Wells about a man who is granted the power to do anything merely by willing it to happen.

The Man with a Nose

Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1894, about a man’s reflections on his unsightly nose.

The Misses Williams-Wynn

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The Monthly Packet

Monthly magazine aimed at young women between 15 and 25, published from 1851 until 1899.

The Moth

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.

The New Accelerator

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

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.

The Obliterated Man

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.

The Pall Mall Gazette

Evening newspaper launched in London on 7 February 1865. It introduced investigative journalism into British journalism, along with other innovations.