A Story of the Stone Age

January 18, 2017|
A Story of the Stone Age
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A Story of the Stone Age is a science fiction novella by H. G. Wells, first published in 1897.

This story is of a time beyond the memory of man, before the beginning of history. . .

The story is set during the Stone Age, and tells of a caveman named Ugh-lomi, who bonds with the young woman Eudena and kills his rival, the de facto tribal leader Uya. Whilst in exile, Ugh-lomi becomes the first man to ride a horse, and to combine stone and wood to fashion an axe. He uses this weapon, along with his wits, to survive encounters with cave bears, hyenas and rhinos, and ultimately claim the position of tribal leader for himself.

The story was featured in three parts between May and August 1897 in The Idler magazine, and was later released in collected editions.

Herbert George "H. G." Wells (1866-1946) was an English writer, now best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many other genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary, even writing textbooks and rules for war games.

Wells is one person sometimes called "The Father of Science Fiction", as are Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback. His most notable science fiction works include The War of the Worlds, The Time Machine, The Invisible Man and The Island of Doctor Moreau.

Title:A Story of the Stone AgeFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 18, 2017Publisher:Anncona MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9177591178

ISBN - 13:9789177591177

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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