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The Life of H. G. Wells

Summary: A biography of the English author H. G. Wells (1866-1946).
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Herbert George Wells was born on September 21m 1866 in Bromley, Kent, a small town close to London. His father, Joseph Wells was a shopkeeper and his mother, Sarah Neal Wells, worked as a housekeeper from time to time. Wells was educated at Bromley Academy until the age of fourteen. His father's business began to fail, forcing Wells to leave school and become a draper's apprentice both at Windsor and Southsea. He became a pupil-teacher in Somerset, and later a chemist's assistant at Midhurst Grammar School. By February 23, 1881, Wells was considered a full-time student at Midhurst. He did well at Midhurst and won a scholarship in 1885 to attend the Normal School of Science in South Kensington. He began studying biology under T. H. Huxley who encouraged Wells' fascination with evolution. Wells grew dissatisfied with school and left the college after...

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