The War in the Air (Google eBook)

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BompaCrazy.com, 1997 - Fiction
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User Review  - Dave Creek - Goodreads

It seems HG Wells may have written the first steampunk novel — at least, that's how THE WAR IN THE AIR reads nowadays. The book starts off as the comic adventures of a “bicycle engineer,” Bert ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gurpreet Pannu - Goodreads

In 1907 writing such a futuristic novel must be an amazing feat even though being nudged at that time as a fancy romanticist. HGWells is a perfect example of an author who received his due recognition ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE TO REPRINT EDITION
4
CHAPTER I OF PROGRESS AND THE SMALLWAYS FAMILY
5
CHAPTER II HOW BERT SMALLWAYS GOT INTO DIFFICULTIES
18
CHAPTER III THE BALLOON
33
CHAPTER IV THE GERMAN AIRFLEET
45
CHAPTER V THE BATTLE OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC
66
CHAPTER VI HOW WAR CAME TO NEW YORK
80
CHAPTER VII THE VATERLAND IS DISABLED
94
CHAPTER VIII A WORLD AT WAR
108
CHAPTER IX ON GOAT ISLAND
122
CHAPTER X THE WORLD UNDER THE WAR
141
CHAPTER XI THE GREAT COLLAPSE
153
THE EPILOGUE
164

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