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The Time Machine (Graphic Revolve)

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A retelling in graphic novel format of Wells's tale of a scientist who invents a machine that carries him into the future, where he meets a race of gentle humans and evil underground creatures.
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Published September 1st 2007 by Stone Arch Books
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Rachel
Oct 17, 2017 rated it did not like it
This was a very poor retelling of what I suspect was a good tale from H.G. Wells. Not good!
Britta
Feb 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
Quick little read (Pretty sure it is meant for kids..?)
Really makes me want to read the book. I might have to pick up a copy!
Minahil
Aug 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
this book fits in the category of a book about survival or facing a challenge. I decided to read this book because my teacher recommended it to me. In most parts of the book i liked how it was interesting and had thrilling action. The author described the situations really well and it helped me imagine the parts well. The ending was a twist. i wasn't expecting how the time traveler would go back in time to live forever because he was in love with Weena.
I found the Morlocks in the book very anno
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Sarah Brutsch
Nov 29, 2011 rated it it was ok
Shelves: engl-420
In reading this graphic novel for class, I couldn't get over the feeling that I was reading a comic book. I'm not sure it's right to translate classic novels into graphic format, and I'm not sure this one translated very well. I was reminded of the story I read as a child and didn't fully understand, only this time there was little left to my imagination because the images were given to me. While it wasn't bad, it seemed overly simplistic, and I enjoy too much the challenge of reading a novel an ...more
David Brown
May 29, 2015 rated it did not like it
Even taking into account that this was made with a very young audience, it is a poorly adapted graphic novel. It takes only the bare bones of the plot and tosses away everything else, like a gutted, ill-fated Eloi left in the Morlock butcher shop, and what is left over lacks any importance or meaning from the original work. There are strange cuts in the narrative between panels, making it nonsensical at times. If you want to introduce a young reader to this classic work of literature the The Tim ...more
Tammy
Jul 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
It is London 1895 and a group of well to-do men meet at the home of their friend, an inventor. They wonder what surprise he has for them tonight. Their host, known only in the story as The Time Traveler, shows them his time machine. Of course no one believes that it will really work. Nor do they believe him the next week when they return for a visit and he tells them of his adventures in the future. This was H.G. Wells first novel and was published when he was only 29. A nice introduction to the ...more
Connor Clark
Nov 20, 2012 rated it did not like it
this is about the graphic novel edition

this was a massive let down from the original h. g. wells classic. it was a brisk summary of quite a compelling books with none of the characters being portrayed as they were in the novel. it could have easily been stretched out to several installments which would have dramatically improved my enjoyment.
the book took me about 1-2 hours of pure enjoyment, i read this in about ten minutes cover to cover... i wouldn;t recommend this to anyone, for a little mo
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Sonya Huser
Feb 19, 2012 rated it did not like it
As far as the Graphic Revolve series goes, it was ok.

Wait, wait, wait. In the graphic novel, twice it is stated that the traveler leaves 1895 and ends up 800 centuries in the future in the year 8,027,011. The description above puts them in another year entirely. Now, someone check my math, please.

8 centuries = 800 years

80 centuries = 8,000 years

800 centuries = 80,000 years

How the HELL is this guy ending up around year 8 million? Someone please help me out. Is my math wrong? Am I crazy? What hap
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Patricia
Apr 30, 2014 rated it liked it
It was OK, but it could have been sooooo much better. There was not enough time taken with the 'real' story to make it good. We read this in half an hour, and the child I was reading it with isn't a fast reader. Too bad, but a good warning to me to really check these before I get them - I don't want to out the child off of classics, even in graphic novel form, because they aren't interesting and complete enough.
Cecelia McDermott
Apr 11, 2014 rated it it was ok
Recommended to Cecelia by: Alicia
Maybe it was just me, but I really wasn't feeling this graphic novel. I haven't read the "actual book" or seen and film adaptations, so the graphic novel was my first exposure to this world's setting. Even though graphic novels don't do much describing, this book felt like it still needed a little more of it (or at least of something). I'm hoping my mind set might alter on this book after I read the "actual book".
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Terry Davis is an American novelist who lives near Spokane, Washington, and is a professor emeritus of English at Minnesota State University, Mankato (MSU Mankato), where he taught Creative writing – fiction and screenwriting – as well as adolescent literature. Davis, who has been a high school English teacher and a wrestling coach, is the author of three novels for young adults: Vision Quest (197 ...more
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