The world set free : a story of mankind / by H.G. Wells Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946

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Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946
Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction; Fiction.; War stories.
The World Set Free is a perfect example of H. G. Wells's gift for prophecy. Written on the eve of World War I, the novel predicts a major world war (although in the story the war doesn't start until 1956). The novel also examines the advent of atomic power, both as a bomb and a source of energy.
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