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The Door in the Wall and Other Stories is a collection of eight short stories written by the English author H. G. Wells (1866–1946), first published in 1911.[1]

Contents


Stories are shown in the order in which they appear in the book, which is not necessarily the order in which they first appeared in print.

  • The Door in the WallShort story by H. G. Wells, first published in 1906, about a man's grieving for a magical garden he had found as a child, and desperately wants to find again.” (1906)
  • The StarShort story by H. G. Wells published in 1897, about a near collision between a comet from outer space and the Earth.” (1897)
  • “A Dream of Armageddon” (1901)
  • The ConeShort story by H. G. Wells first published in 1895, about one man's revenge on an artist he suspects is having an affair with his wife.” (1895)
  • A Moonlight FableShort story by H. G. Wells, first published in Collier's Weekly in April 1909 under the title "A Moonlight Fable". The exquisitely tailored suit of the title, made for the little man by his mother, ultimately leads to his death.” (1909)
  • The Diamond MakerShort story by H. G. Wells first published in 1894, about a tramp who claims to be able to make diamonds.” (1894)
  • The Lord of the DynamosShort story by H. G. Wells first published in 1894. It concerns a stoker employed at the Camberwell electric railway workshops who becomes convinced that a large dynamo is a deity, and kills his superior in a religious frenzy.” (1894)
  • The Country of the BlindShort story by H. G. Wells first published in 1904, about the accidental discovery of a latter-day utopia where all the inhabitants are blind.” (1904)

See also


  • H. G. Wells bibliographyList of publications written by H. G. Wells during the more than fifty years of his literary career.

References



Bibliography


Hammond, J. R. An H. G. Wells Companion. The Macmillan Press, 1979.

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