Reading Experience Database
1450-1945

Listing for Author: H. G Wells

 

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1900-1945'The sculptress Kathleen Bruce, widow of the Arctic explorer Captain Scott ... became positively scornful when she rea...Kathleen Bruce H. G. WellsGod the Invisible KingPrint: Book
1900-1945'Bennett had read "Ann Veronica", which Wells had sent him that October with an inscription "The Young Mistress's Tale...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsAnn VeronicaPrint: Book
1900-1945'In January he had read Wells's 'The New Machieavelli' . . .[sic]'Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsNew Machiavelli, ThePrint: Book
1900-1945"... [Margaret Cole's] reading at Girton in the early twentieth century influenced her development as a Socialist ... ...Margaret Cole H. G. WellsNew Worlds for OldPrint: Book
1900-1945"... [Margaret Cole's] reading at Girton in the early twentieth century influenced her development as a Socialist ... ...Margaret Cole H. G. WellsThe First Men in the MoonPrint: Book
1900-1945'In a letter to Mrs Herzog he says: "Wells's new novel, Marriage, of which I have just read the proofs, contains more ...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsMarriageManuscript: Unknown, proofs of book
1850-1899
1900-1945
Henry James to H. G. Wells, 29 January 1900: 'It was very graceful of you to send me your book -- I mean the particula...Henry James H. G. WellsThe Time MachinePrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to H. G. Wells, 24 January 1904: 'I've [italics] wanted [end italics], day after day, to write -- wanted t...Henry James H. G. WellsMankind in the MakingPrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to H. G. Wells, 24 January 1904: 'I've [italics] wanted [end italics], day after day, to write -- wanted t...Henry James H. G. WellsTwelve Stories and a DreamPrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to H. G. Wells, 19 November 1905, in praise of two works recently sent by Wells: 'I found your first munif...Henry James H. G. WellsA Modern UtopiaPrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to H. G. Wells, 19 November 1905, in praise of two works recently sent by Wells: 'I found your first munif...Henry James H. G. WellsKippsPrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to H. G. Wells, 8 November 1906: 'I came back last night from five days in London to find your so generous...Henry James H. G. WellsThe Future in AmericaPrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to Edmund Gosse, 10 October 1912: 'I have received within a day or two dear old George Meredith's "Let...Henry James H. G. WellsMarriagePrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to H. G. Wells, 18 October 1912, whilst suffering from shingles: 'you may not have forgotten that you kind...Henry James H. G. WellsMarriagePrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to H. G. Wells, 21 September 1913, thanking him for a copy of his new novel, "The Passionate Friends": 'I ...Henry James H. G. WellsThe Passionate FriendsPrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to Hugh Walpole, 21 November 1914: '[H. G.] Wells has published a mere flat tiresomeness ("Sir Isaac Harma...Henry James H. G. WellsSir Isaac Harman's WifePrint: Book
1900-1945Henry James to James B. Pinker, 6 January 1915: 'be thanked [...] for your conveyance to me of Arnold Bennett's health...Henry James H. G. Wellscritique of George Bernard Shaw, Common Sense about the WarPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945Henry James to H. G. Wells, 6 July 1915: 'I was given yesterday at a club your volume "Boon, etc.", from a loose leaf ...Henry James H. G. WellsBoon, The Mind of the Race, The Wild Asses of the Devil, and The Last TrumpPrint: Book
1900-1945'I perceive you couldn?t keep your new house out of the "Fortnightly"! This third article is the best yet. I have ne...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsAnticipationsPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'I note lately the evidence of an extraordinary activity on your part. Perhaps you have observed how difficult it is ...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsunknownPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'I note lately the evidence of an extraordinary activity on your part. Perhaps you have observed how difficult it is ...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsunknownPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'I have read [The First Men on the Moon] in Strand, & hasten to insult & annoy you by stating that the last two instal...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsThe First Men on the MoonPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945"Many thanks for 'Mankind in the Making'. Like 'Anticipations' it is very wonderful, and very uneven."Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsMankind in the MakingPrint: Book
1900-1945'Just before leaving Paris I read the first instalment of "F. of G." in Pearson?s & thought it extremely good, barrin...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsThe Food of the GodsPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'And that reminds me that your last Strand story was really admirable. A little faint towards the end I thought, but ...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsThe Country of the BlindPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'I am disposed to agree with your own estimate of "Scepticism of the Instrument". I don?t, however, think that your t...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsScepticism of the Instrument
1900-1945"I am disposed to agree with your own estimate of 'Scepticism of the Instrument'. I don?t, however, think that your t...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsScepticism of the InstrumentUnknown
1900-1945'Many thanks for the book. [A Modern Utopia.] If it was a novel I could say something useful about it, but as it isn?t...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsA Modern UtopiaPrint: Book
1900-1945'The only real seizable fault that I can find in Kipps is the engagement to Helen, which entirely failed to convince m...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsKippsPrint: Book
1900-1945'. . . By the way your Westminster Gazette article was magnificent, & filled me with holy joy.'Arnold Bennett H. G. Wells'The Schoolmaster and the EmpirePrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'. . . now I see the announcement of your articles in the Tribune . . . 'Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsPrint: Advertisement, Serial / periodical
1900-1945'Your Chicago article was very good.' Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsunknownPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'And you never will persuade the people who don?t matter that the close of the 'Comet' is not profoundly immoral.'Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsIn the Days of the CometPrint: Unknown
1900-1945'I am reading "1st & Last" which arrived a few days ago. As it isn?t a novel I can?t pontificate on it. However, whe...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsFirst and Last ThingsPrint: Book
1900-1945'The New M is a magnificent work.'Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsThe New MachiavelliPrint: Book
1900-1945'I return the proofs by registered bookpost. I have read them with care. I have of course confined my observations t...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsMarriageManuscript: Codex
1900-1945'You have been looking for the wrong things in "The Passionate Friends", & failing to see the right things.' Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsThe Passionate FriendsPrint: Book
1900-1945Tuesday 2 February 1932: 'I am reading Wells' science of life, & have reached the hen that became a cock or vice versa.'Virginia Woolf H. G. WellsThe Science of LifePrint: Book
1900-1945Thursday 11 February 1932: 'My mind is set running upon A Knock on the Door (whats its name?) owing largely to reading...Virginia Woolf H. G. WellsThe Work, Wealth, and Happiness of MankindPrint: Book
1900-1945Sunday 8 May 1932: 'I've scarcely read [on holiday in Greece] [...] only Roger's Eastman, & Wells, & Murry.'Virginia Woolf H. G. WellsunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945Tuesday 2 October 1934: 'Books read or in reading [over summer 1934]: Sh[akespea]re. Troilus. ...Virginia Woolf H. G. WellsExperiment in AutobiographyPrint: Book
1900-1945Wednesday 21 November 1934: 'I am reading, with interest & distaste, Wells'. Virginia Woolf H. G. WellsExperiment in AutobiographyPrint: Book
Sunday 6 January 1935: 'We lunched with Maynard & Lydia [Keynes] [...] talked about [...] Wells -- [Maynard] had read ...John Maynard Keynes H. G. WellsExperiment in AutobiographyPrint: Book
1900-1945'I do not think that "Victory" is anything like equal to "Chance". In fact it is not first-rate Conrad, "Chance" is. ...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsBealbyPrint: Book
1900-1945'This is a very good number. The Wells review seems most just, but I haven’t yet finished the book. [The Soul of a...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsThe Soul of a BishopPrint: Book
1900-1945E. M. Forster to Malcolm Darling, 29 July 1911: 'I have been reading Kipling's child's history of England with ming...Edward Morgan Forster H. G. WellsThe New MachiavelliPrint: Book
1900-1945'The more I read of H.G.’s 'Outline' the more staggered I am by it.' Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsThe Outline of HistoryPrint: Serial / periodical
1900-1945'Thanks ever so much for the book. One would want a long and warm talk about it.To set down the several trains of thou...Joseph Conrad H. G.(Herbert George) WellsNew Words for Old: A Plain Account of Modern Socialism Print: Book
1900-1945.. . . I have no prejudice against the young, rather the reverse, and yet I am looking in vain for a really good novel...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsMen Like GodsPrint: Book
1900-1945I noticed strangely few misprints in 'C.A.’s Pa'. though I had my malicious eye open for them. Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsChristina Alberta's FatherPrint: Book
1900-1945'Thoroughgood’s notice of Wells’s book was deplorable. ['Mr Blettsworthy on Rampole Island']. For one thing the ...Arnold Bennett H. G. WellsMr. Blettsworthy on Rampole IslandPrint: Book
1900-1945' This is really great, great in every dimension. [...] I have read the book ["The New Machiavelli"] yesterday and thi...Joseph Conrad H. G. (Herbert George) WellsThe New MachiavelliPrint: Book

 

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