The Plattner Story

Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: H. G. Wells
ISBN: 8826004412
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The Plattner Story from the Author: H. G. Wells. Whether the story of Gottfried Plattner is to be credited or not, is a pretty question in the value of evidence. On the one hand, we have seven witnesses—to be perfectly exact, we have six and a half pairs of eyes, and one undeniable fact; and on the other we have—what is it?—prejudice, common sense, the inertia of opinion. Never were there seven more honest-seeming witnesses; never was there a more undeniable fact than the inversion of Gottfried Plattner’s anatomical structure, and—never was there a more preposterous story than the one they have to tell! The most preposterous part of the story is the worthy Gottfried’s contribution (for I count him as one of the seven). Heaven forbid that I should be led into giving countenance to superstition by a passion for impartiality, and so come to share the fate of Eusapia’s patrons! Frankly, I believe there is something crooked about this business of Gottfried Plattner; but what that crooked factor is, I will admit as frankly, I do not know. I have been surprised at the credit accorded to the story in the most unexpected and authoritative quarters. The fairest way to the reader, however, will be for me to tell it without further comment.

The Plattner Story And Others Annotated

Author: H. G. H. G. Wells
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ISBN: 9781520739618
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The Plattner Story And Others Annotated from the Author: H. G. H. G. Wells. *This Book is annotated (it contains a detailed biography of the author). *An active Table of Contents has been added by the publisher for a better customer experience. *This book has been checked and corrected for spelling errors.The Plattner Story and Others is a collection of seventeen short stories written by H. G. Wells. This volume was first published in March 1897 by Methuen & Co.Stories Collected:"The Plattner Story""The Argonauts of the Air""The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham""In the Abyss""The Apple""Under the Knife""The Sea Raiders""Pollock and the Porroh Man""The Red Room""The Cone""The Purple Pileus""The Jilting of Jane""In the Modern Vein""A Catastrophe""The Lost Inheritance""The Sad Story of a Dramatic Critic""A Slip Under the Microscope"

The Plattner Story And Others

Author: H Wells
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The Plattner Story And Others from the Author: H Wells. The Plattner Story and Others is a collection of seventeen short stories written by H. G. Wells. This volume was first published in March 1897 by Methuen & Co.This edition contains a biography of H.G. Wells' personal life and works, as well as a bibliography of his works.

The Plattner Story And Others

Author: H. G. Wells
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ISBN: 9788074848711
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The Plattner Story And Others from the Author: H. G. Wells. This carefully crafted ebook: "The Plattner Story and Others (The original 1897 edition of 17 fantasy and science fiction short stories)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Plattner Story and Others is a collection of seventeen short stories written by H.G. Wells. This volume was first published in March 1897 by Methuen & Co.Table of contents :"The Plattner Story" "The Argonauts of the Air" "The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham" "In the Abyss" "The Apple" "Under the Knife" "The Sea-Raiders" "Pollock and the Porroh Man" "The Red Room" "The Cone" "The Purple Pileus" "The Jilting of Jane" "In the Modern Vein" "A Catastrophe" "The Lost Inheritance" "The Sad Story of a Dramatic Critic" "A Slip Under the Microscope"Herbert George "H. G." Wells (1866 - 1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games.

The Plattner Story And Others

Author: Herbert George Wells (Schriftsteller, Grossbritannien)
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The Plattner Story And Others from the Author: Herbert George Wells (Schriftsteller, Grossbritannien).

Plattner Story Others

Author: H. G. (Herbert George) 1866-1946 Wells
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ISBN: 9781372544439
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Plattner Story Others from the Author: H. G. (Herbert George) 1866-1946 Wells.

Collected Short Stories

Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1409235157
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Collected Short Stories from the Author: H. G. Wells. Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 - 13 August 1946), better known as H. G. Wells, was an English writer most famous today for the science fiction novels he published between 1895 and 1901: The Time Machine, The Island of Doctor Moreau, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds, When the Sleeper Wakes, and The First Men in the Moon. He was a prolific writer of both fiction and non-fiction, and produced works in many genres, including contemporary novels, history, and social commentary. Only his early science fiction novels are widely read today. Wells and Jules Verne are each sometimes referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction".

Selected Stories Of H G Wells

Author: H.G. Wells
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 0307431819
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Selected Stories Of H G Wells from the Author: H.G. Wells. Le Guin's selection of twenty-six stories showcases Well's genius and reintroduces readers to his singular talent for making the unbelievable seem utterly plausible.

The Country Of The Blind And Other Stories

Author: H. G. Wells
Publisher: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1877527378
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The Country Of The Blind And Other Stories from the Author: H. G. Wells. The Country of the Blind and Other Stories brings together thirty-three of H. G. Wells' science fiction and fantasy short stories which were previously published separately in a variety of periodicals. The title refers to one of Wells' most popular short stories, included in this book.