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Patrick Parrinder took his MA and Ph.D. at Cambridge University, where he held a Fellowship at King's College and published his first two books on Wells, H. G. Wells (1970) and H. G. Wells: The Critical Heritage (1972). He has been Chairman of the H. G. Wells Society and editor of The Wellsian, and has also written on James Joyce, science fiction, literary criticism and the history of the English novel. His book Shadows of the Future (1995) brings together his interests in Wells, science fiction and literary prophecy. Since 1986 he has been Professor of English at the University of Reading. ...more

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Nation and Novel: The Engli...

3.63 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Alien Invasion Short Stories

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H.G. Wells Short Stories

4.27 avg rating — 11 ratings3 editions
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Learning from Other Worlds:...

3.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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Science Fiction: A Critical...

3.50 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1979 — 7 editions
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Science Fiction: Its Critic...

3.25 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1980 — 2 editions
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Shadows of the Future: H. G...

4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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The Reception of H.G. Wells...

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H.G. Wells: The Critical He...

3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1970 — 14 editions
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James Joyce

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1984 — 3 editions
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