"Without a doubt, the fine, readable edition recently issued from the University of Nebraska's Bison Frontiers of Imagination series (it has generous margins and a thoughtful, useful afterward by John Huntington of the University of Illinois) is surely the one to purchase and curl up with on a rainy night, as one prepares to encounter yet another fascinating production from the prodigious mind of the found of science fiction."--Jason Gleckman, Science Fiction Studies
--Jason Gleckman "Science Fiction Studies "
"The Croquet Player
is one of the most popular of Wells' later novellas. It is considered a modern classic. . . . This edition features a thoughtful dissection of the novella by John Huntington."--The H.G. Wells Society, The Americas
--The H.G. Wells Society, The Americas
About the Author
The prodigious literary visions of H. G. Wells (18661946) are cornerstones for todays science fiction and fantasy. His novels include The Sleeper Awakes, In the Days of the Comet, The Last War, and The War in the Air, all available in Bison Books editions. John Huntington is a professor of English at the University of Illinois, Chicago. He is the author of The Logic of Fantasy: H. G. Wells and Science Fiction and the editor of The H. G. Wells Reader: A Complete Anthology from Science Fiction to Social Satire.