|Other titles||Humanitarianism or human happiness?|
|Statement||by Owen Francis Dudley ; introduction by G.K. Chesterton.|
|Contributions||Chesterton, G. K. 1874-1936.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 83 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||83|
No one would have believed, in those early days of his career, that Wells would settle down to write such tame scientific fantasies as In the Days of the Comet and Men Like Gods. Although Men Like Gods is more readable than his 'straight' utopia, A Modern Utopia (from ), the plot is hardly gripping; like The Food of the Gods, it begins /5(26). () An English Catholic priest who gained fame both as a world lecturer and as a novelist. He was born into a Protestant family and in was ordained as an Anglican priest. He then converted to Catholicism in and was ordained as a Catholic priest in He served as a chaplain in 5/5(1). Men and Gods: Myths and L. Still haven't come across any illustrations. Seems to be better written than Enid Blytons book of the Greek Myths. The text is matter-of-fact about magnified cruel vengeance, and the perils of life before penicillin/5. FREE DOWNLOAD!The Classic book Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells. A journalist, Mr. Barnstaple tires of his job and sets to take a holiday. But his travels soon go astray when his car collides with 2 others and are then transported into a parallel universe; a type of utopia. The story follows Mr. Barnstaple leanings in this new world and how he may apply them to his (our) own.
Book Cover Image (jpg): Men Like Gods. eBook Men Like Gods. By H.G. Wells. eBook. LIST PRICE $ PRICE MAY VARY BY RETAILER. Get a FREE e-book by joining our mailing list today! Plus, receive recommendations and exclusive offers on all of your favorite books and authors from Simon & ed on: Ap A century after its initial publication, H. G. Wells’s novel offers an enduringly relevant look at an ideal society. Conceived in the aftermath of World War I, it reflects the failings of human nature but offers hope for the future, when men and women may live like gods. "Men Like Gods" is a novel written by H. G. Wells. It features a utopian parallel universe. The hero of the novel, Mr. Barnstaple, is a depressive journalist in the newspaper "The Liberal." At the beginning of the story, Mr. Barnstaple, as well as a few other Englishmen, are accidentally transported to the parallel world of Utopia/5(23). This volume contains H. G. Wells' science fiction novel, “Men Like Gods”. Mr. Barnstaple is a journalist for "The Liberal" who is prone to depression. One day, Barnstaple and a group of other.
Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells might be subtitled “Mr. Barnstaple takes a holiday” as that’s a pretty good summary of the basic plot. This book is partially intended as a Utopian novel and follows the usual convention of having an average, modern human transported into a Utopian world to represent the reader as he uncovers the workings and nature of Utopia. ‘Men Like Gods’ provides all of these. The protagonist, Mr. Barnstaple (no first name) is stressed and in desperate need of a holiday. The way he contrives to get away unaccompanied by wife of children, is humorous and charming, in an understated British way, . Men Like Gods by H. G. Wells and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at “Beasts, Men and Gods” is an account of an epic journey, filled with perils and narrow escapes, in the mold of “The Lord of the Rings.” The difference is: it’s all true.