The World Set Free: A Story of Mankind

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Wells has an uncanny insight into human nature. - Goodreads
His writing is as clear and as evocative as ever. - Goodreads
Not enough plot for me! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Selena Beckman-Harned - Goodreads

Wells' 1914 tale of a world first ultra-modernized by atomic power, then mostly destroyed by it, then remade into a fabulous utopia with one language, one common government, and apparently no societal ... Read full review

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User Review  - Matthew Bowden - Goodreads

In this book, Wells uses atomic energy (barely even a concept in 1913, when it was written) as a window through which to describe his utopia. He expounds upon such topics as nationalism, authority ... Read full review

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