Tag: HG Wells

One blog post was never going to be enough to write about today’s two birthday boys – not least that one of them is celebrating his 150th birthday  in 2016! ‘Remember that hope is a good thing, maybe the best …

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At the time of writing, it’s exactly 70 years since the death of Herbert George (HG) Wells in 1946, at the age of 80.  He was cremated and his ashes scattered at sea. Cue the urge to go on at …

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The Oxford Book of Science Fiction Stories, edited by Tom Shippey. Science Fiction is a genre that I feel very strongly about, a genre that I believe  is unfairly over-looked or dismissed as trivial.  But it is, I think, the defining literary …

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