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The novel tells the prophetic story of man’s harnessing of the newly-discovered power of the atom, how this power nearly destroys civilization in a catastrophic war and foreshadows nuclear warfare years before research began and describes the chain reactions involved and the resulting radiation. It is presented as a history of the important events of the 20th century, jumping back and forth amongst narratives of different eyewitnesses and major players in those events. „The World Set Free” is a remarkable example of how science and science fiction can interact with and build upon each other. This book truly shows Wells was a man way before his time... Wells describes a weapon of enormous destructive power, used from the air that would wipe out everything for miles, and actually used the term „atomic bombs.” Futuristic Science Fiction at its best...

Año de publicación:2017

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