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He feared the average citizen could never be educated or aware enough to decide major world issues. Later that year he entered Thomas Morley's Commercial Academy, a private school founded in following the bankruptcy of Morley's earlier school.

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Wells in this period was regarded as an enormously influential figure; the critic Malcolm Cowley stated: "by the time he was forty, his influence was wider than any other living English writer". He also portrayed the rise of fascist dictators in The Autocracy of Mr Parham and The Holy Terrorthough in the former novel, the tale is revealed at the last to have been Mr Parham's dream vision.

This being the second book in The Dancers at the End of Time series.

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The narrator, having been trapped on an island of animals vivisected unsuccessfully into human beings, eventually returns to England; like Gulliver on his return from the Houyhnhnms, he finds himself unable to shake off the perceptions of his fellow humans as barely civilised beasts, slowly reverting back to their animal natures.

Only they are not true for me to live in them.

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He graduated from London University in , becoming a science teacher and undergoing a period of ill health and financial worries, the latter aggravated by his marriage, in , to his cousin, Isabel Mary Wells. Later that year he entered Thomas Morley's Commercial Academy, a private school founded in following the bankruptcy of Morley's earlier school. The exact cause of death is unknown, though some claim that he had a heart attack. Early Years H. He was born in Bromley, in Kent, in and his mother and father — by the time of his birth a shopkeeper — had been domestic servants. However, not by nature a team player, he fell out with Bernard Shaw over the direction the Fabians should take; and there was a significant breach with the two leading lights of the movement, Beatrice and Sidney Webb, over his priapic conduct with women. At first approaching the subject through Plato's Republic, he soon turned to contemporary ideas of socialism as expressed by the recently formed Fabian Society and free lectures delivered at Kelmscott House , the home of William Morris. Being aware the notion of magic as something real had disappeared from society, he, therefore, used scientific ideas and theories as a substitute for magic to justify the impossible. Sheltering in his house, the narrator sees a fleeing artilleryman moving through his garden, who later tells the narrator of his experiences and mentions that another cylinder has landed between Woking and Leatherhead, cutting off the narrator from his wife. Nevertheless he judged Stalin's rule to be far too rigid, restrictive of independent thought, and blinkered to lead toward the Cosmopolis he hoped for. Wells continued at Morley's Academy until Is there anything to add to that preface now? Suppose you need this or that. Barbellion's diaries, The Journal of a Disappointed Man, published in

Wells had affairs with a significant number of women.

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The War of the Worlds