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science fiction

Frankenstein

21/08/2019 by Victoria Heward
“The beginning is always today.” Mary Shelley   People don’t always realise that Frankenstein is not the name of a monster but the mad scientist...

Spotlight on… H.G. Wells and The Time Machine

28/08/2018 by Victoria Heward
“It’s against reason,” said Filby. “What reason?” said the Time Traveller.” The Time Machine by H.G. Wells,   H.G....

Culture: The War of the Worlds

28/08/2018 by Victoria Heward
H.G. Wells’ novel The War of the Worlds, about a Martian attack on the Earth, was written in 1898. In 1938 the famous actor Orson Welles (1915-1985)...

Geography: Life on Mars

28/08/2018 by Victoria Heward
Astronomers and philosophers have been interested in life on other planets for hundreds of years and Mars is usually the planet that inspires them most....