Keywords: utopia

Pacific Edge

Pacific Edge


Kim Stanley Robinson

ISBN: 9781466861343
Year of publication: 2013

Kim Stanley Robinson PACIFIC EDGE for my parents 1 Despair could never touch a morning like this. The air was cool, and smelled of sage. It had the clarity that comes to southern California only after a Santa Ana wind has blown all haze and history out to seaair like telescopic glass, so that the snowtopped San Gabriels seemed near enough to touch, though they were forty miles away. The flanks of the blue foothills revealed the etching of every ravine, and beneath the foothills, stretching to ...

Keywords: ecotopia utopia
The First Men in the Moon

The First Men in the Moon


Herbert George Wells

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2004

THE FIRST MEN IN THE MOON by H.G. Wells Chapter 1 Mr. Bedford Meets Mr. Cavor at Lympne As I sit down to write here amidst the shadows of vine-leaves under the blue sky of southern Italy, it comes to me with a certain quality of astonishment that my participation in these amazing adventures of Mr. Cavor was, after all, the outcome of the purest accident. It might have been any one. I fell into these things at a time when I thought myself removed from the slightest possibility of disturbing ...

Keywords: Satire Science Fiction Space flight to the moon -- Fiction Utopian fiction Utopias -- Fiction
In the Days of the Comet

In the Days of the Comet


Herbert George Wells

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2004

IN THE DAYS OF THE COMET BY H. G. WELLS The Worlds Great Age begins anew, The Golden Years return, The Earth doth like a Snake renew Her Winter Skin outworn: Heaven smiles, and Faiths and Empires gleam Like Wrecks of a Dissolving Dream. PROLOGUE THE MAN WHO WROTE IN THE TOWER I SAW a gray-haired man, a figure of hale age, sitting at a desk and writing. He seemed to be in a room in a tower, very high, so that through the tall window on his left one perceived only distances, a remote horizon of ...

Keywords: Utopian fiction
A Modern Utopia

A Modern Utopia


Herbert George Wells

ISBN:
Year of publication: 0

A MODERN UTOPIA BY H. G. WELLS A NOTE TO THE READER This book is in all probability the last of a series of writings, of whichdisregarding certain earlier disconnected essaysmy Anticipations was the beginning. Originally I intended Anticipations to be my sole digression from my art or trade or what you will of an imaginative writer. I wrote that book in order to clear up the muddle in my own mind about innumerable social and political questions, questions I could not keep out of my work, which ...

Keywords: Utopias