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Review: The Food of the Gods

12 Aug

The Food of the Gods (Airmont Classic)The Food of the Gods by H.G. Wells
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is an excellent example of early sci-fi. It was interesting. It was written at a time when language was still quite formal, and had a quaint "old world" feel to it, but the story structure was much more modern and contemporary. It was kind of a weird mesh of old and new that was a little unsettling at first, but once I found the rhythm of the book, I found it to be a quite enjoyable read. If you’ve not read it, I should warn you that modern readers might find the ending rather abrupt, but I found that it was appropriate.

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