A nameless scientist in Victorian England travels with a time machine into the future. In a faraway society mankind is divided in two races: The peaceful Eloi are naive and live on the surface of the Earth. The ugly Morlocks reside in subterranean caves. They are cannibals and need the Eloi for their subsistence. H. G. Wells is the true pioneer of modern Science Fiction. His merit is, that at the end of the nineteenth century he prophesied social diversification - packed in a fantastic story. More stuff: - The first Men in the Moon - The Invisible Man - The Island of Dr. Moreau - The War of the Worlds
Herbert George Wells, known primarily as H. G. Wells, was an English author in a variety of genres. He is now best remembered for his science fiction novels and is called the "father of science fiction." His most notable science fiction works are: "The Time Machine" (1895), "The Island of Doctor Moreau" (1896), "The Invisible Man" (1897) and "The War of the Worlds" (1898).