PULP FICTION late 1800s – mid 1950s
Herbert George Wells (1866 –1946) —aka H. G. Wells — was a prolific English writer in many genres. Wells is best known for his science fiction novels and is called the father of science fiction, along with Jules Verne and Hugo Gernsback.
Wells wrote over fifty novels, his most notable being science fiction novels: The Time Machine (1895). The Island of Doctor Moreau (1896). The Invisible Man (1897), and The War of the Worlds (1898). He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature four times.
Wells also wrote over eighty short stories with many appearing in pulp magazines such as Amazing Stories.
Though married, Wells had affairs (with the consent of his wife) with a number of women, including the American birth control activist Margaret Sanger, also adventurer and writer, Odette Keun, Ukranian spy, Moura Budberg, and others.
Of himselfWells wrote: "I was never a great amorist, though I have loved several people very deeply."
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