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“An Experiment in Autobiography” was first published in 1934. Within it, Wells recounts his childhood, school days, struggle to make money, his eventual literary success, and latter occupation as a prophet of socialism. A fascinating and unique look into the life and mind of this seminal author, “An Experiment in Autobiography” will appeal to all who have read and loved the works of H. G. Wells. Contents include: “47 High Street, Bromley, Kent”, “Up Park and Joseph Wells (1827-1910)”, “Sarah Wells at Atlas House (1855-1880)”, “A Broken Leg and Some Books and Pictures (1874)”, “Mr. Morley's Commercial Academy (1874-1880)”, “Puerile View of the World (1878-79)”, Mrs. Wells, Housekeeper at Up Park (1880-1893)”, “First Start in Life—Windsor (Summer 1880)”, et cetera. Herbert George Wells (1866 – 1946) was a prolific English writer who wrote in a variety of genres, including the novel, politics, history, and social commentary. Today, he is perhaps best remembered for his contributions to the science fiction genre thanks to such novels as “The Time Machine” (1895), “The Invisible Man” (1897), and “The War of the Worlds” (1898). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.