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The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
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Mar 13, 2012

it was ok
bookshelves: 2012, classics, fantasy, science-fiction, school, time-travel, own-digital

A good, classic read, nice and short, though nothing I could really sink my teeth into. I'm not sure if it was the unbelievability of the future (but whether that's the writing/plot, or just my differeing view of the future, I'm not sure); the characters were all ignorant, noble, 19th century men, with barely a women in sight. The thoughts about the future certainlly give you something to think about, but just wasn't really anything I enjoyed.

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Reading Progress

March 13, 2012 – Shelved
March 13, 2012 –
32.0% ""As I stood there in the gathering dark I thought that in this simple explanation I had mastered the problem of the world—mastered the whole secret of these delicious people. Possibly the checks they had devised for the increase of population had succeeded too well, and their numbers had rather diminished than kept stationary...""
March 14, 2012 – Started Reading
March 14, 2012 –
80.0% ""'But as I walked over the smoking ashes under the bright morning sky, I made a discovery. In my trouser pocket were still some loose matches. The box must have leaked before it was lost...""
March 15, 2012 – Shelved as: 2012
March 15, 2012 – Shelved as: classics
March 15, 2012 – Shelved as: fantasy
March 15, 2012 – Shelved as: science-fiction
March 15, 2012 – Shelved as: school
March 15, 2012 – Shelved as: time-travel
March 15, 2012 – Shelved as: own-digital
March 15, 2012 – Finished Reading

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