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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
When the sleeper wakes [electronic resource] / H.G. Wells
[S.l. : s.n., 2012?]
Location Call Number Status
 Circulation Desk  Kindle 11    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Technological innovations -- Fiction
Twenty-first century -- Fiction
Subject London (England) -- Fiction
Subject(s) Time travel -- Fiction
Physical Description 1 electronic resource
Note "A public domain book."
Summary "Graham, an 1890s radical pamphleteer who is eagerly awaiting the twentieth century and all the advances it will bring, is stricken with insomnia. Finally resorting to medication, he instantly falls into a deep sleep that lasts two hundred years. Upon waking in the twenty-second century to a strange and nightmarish place, he slowly discovers he is master of the world, revered by an adoring populace who consider him their leader. Terrified, he escapes from his chamber, seeking solace-- only to realize that not everyone adores him. In fact, some wish to destroy him."

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