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Sci-Fi Fantasy: Lit Circles: The Time Machine

a LibGuide created by Julia Neal


"Apart from its merits as a clever piece of imagination, the story is well worth the attention of the scientific reader, for the reason that it is based so far as possible on scientific data, and while not taking it too seriously, it helps one to get a connected idea of the possible results of the ever-continuing processes of evolution." ―Nature (1895)


Photograph of H. G. Wells

H. G. Wells (1866-1946)

Location: Surrey, England

Guildford Cathedral, located in Surrey, England



The Time Traveller journeys 800,000 years into the future and discovers two bizarre races at war on the Earth, the ethereal Eloi and the subterranean Morlocks.