"A Story of The Days To Come"

Title"A Story of The Days To Come"
Year for Search1899
AuthorsWells, H[erbert] G[eorge](1866-1946)
Tertiary AuthorsWells, H. G.
Secondary TitleTales of Space and Time
Pagination165-324
Date Published1899
PublisherHarper & Bros.
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia controlled by trusts and the Labour Company. No family life.

Additional Publishers

U. S. ed. (New York: Doubleday & McClure, 1899), 165-324. Rpt. in Amazing Stories 3.1-2 (April - May 1928): 6-25, 134-47; and in The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells. Ed. John Hammond (London: J. M. Dent, 1998), 333-98. Originally published as a linked series of stories in the Pall Mall Magazine in 1899 as follows: “The Cure for Love. A Story of the Days to Come (Anno Domini 2090.)” 18 (June): 186-99; “The Vacant Country. A Story of the Days to Come (Anno Domini 2090.)” 18 (July): 309-23; “The Ways of the City. A Story of the Days to Come. (Anno Domini 2090-2095.)” 18 (August): 491-505; “Underneath. A Story of the Days to Come. (Anno Domini 2098.)” 19 (September): 81-94; and “The Magnanimity of the Man of Pleasure. A Story of the Days to Come. (Anno Domini 2097.)” 19 (October): 222-34 [L(NL)]. In the 1900 version, the last story is changed significantly and the title is changed to “Bindon Intervenes.”

Illustration

Pall Mall Magazine version illus. Edmund J. Sullivan

Holding Institutions

IEN, L, L(NL), Merril, MoU, PSt

Author Note

(1866-1946)

Full Text

1899 Wells, H[erbert] G[eorge] (1866-1946). “A Story of The Days To Come.” In his Tales of Space and Time (London: Harper & Bros., 1900), 165-324. U. S. ed. (New York: Doubleday & McClure, 1899), 165-324. Rpt. in Amazing Stories 3.12 (April - May 1928): 6-25, 134-47; and in The Complete Short Stories of H. G. Wells. Ed. John Hammond (London: J. M. Dent, 1998), 333-98. Originally published as a linked series of stories illus. by Edmund J. Sullivan in the Pall Mall Magazine in 1899 as follows: “The Cure for Love. A Story of the Days to Come (Anno Domini 2090.)” 18.74 (June): 186-99; “The Vacant Country. A Story of the Days to Come (Anno Domini 2090.)” 18.75 (July): 309-23; “The Ways of the City. A Story of the Days to Come. (Anno Domini 2090-2095.)” 18.76 (August): 491-505; “Underneath. A Story of the Days to Come. (Anno Domini 2098.)” 19.77 (September): 81-94; and “The Magnanimity of the Man of Pleasure. A Story of the Days to Come. (Anno Domini 2097.)” 19.78 (October): 222-34 [L(NL)]. In the 1900 version, the last story is changed significantly and the title is changed to “Bindon Intervenes.” IEN, L, L(NL), Merril, MoU, PSt

Dystopia controlled by trusts and the Labour Company. No family life.