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The Haunting of H G Wells

Robert Masello

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47North
01 November 2020
Thriller & suspense; Historical adventure; Horror & ghost stories; Science fiction; Fantasy; 19th Century; Urban Fantasy; Undead; Supernatural
It's 1914. The Great War grips the world - and from the Western Front a strange story emerges...a story of St. George and a brigade of angels descending from heaven to fight beside the beleaguered British troops. But can there be any truth to it?

H. G. Wells, the most celebrated writer of his day - author of The Time Machine, The War of the Worlds, The Invisible Man - is dispatched to find out. There, he finds an eerie wasteland inhabited by the living, the dead, and those forever stranded somewhere in between...a no-man's-land whose unhappy souls trail him home to London, where a deadly plot, one that could turn the tide of war, is rapidly unfolding.

In league with his young love, the reporter and suffragette Rebecca West, Wells must do battle with diabolical forces - secret agents and depraved occultists - to save his sanity, his country, and ultimately the world.
By:   Robert Masello
Imprint:   47North
Country of Publication:   United States
ISBN:   9781542093781
ISBN 10:   1542093783
Pages:   398
Publication Date:   01 November 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Robert Masello is an award-winning journalist, television writer, and bestselling author of many novels and nonfiction books. His historical thrillers with a supernatural bent have been published in seventeen languages and include The Night Crossing, The Jekyll Revelation, The Romanov Cross, The Medusa Amulet, Blood and Ice, and the Amazon Charts bestseller The Einstein Prophecy. His articles and essays have appeared in such prominent publications as the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, New York magazine, People, Newsday, Parade, Glamour, Town & Country, Travel + Leisure, and the Wilson Quarterly. An honors graduate of Princeton University, Masello has also taught and lectured nationwide, from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism to Claremont McKenna College, where he served as visiting lecturer in literature for six years. A long-standing member of the Writers Guild of America, he now lives in Santa Monica, California. You may visit him at www.robertmasello.com.

Reviews for The Haunting of H G Wells

His blending of real and fictional events is utterly captivating. And casting the 49-year-old Wells as an action hero makes for great fun. -Booklist


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