Review of Reviews,  12 (1895), 89–91.

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    Suggests that although the new novel by Herbert G Wells has already appeared serially, 'it more than bears re-reading—it welcomes it'. Indeed, the book is full of 'qualities so novel and ingenious that [it] is sure to make a sensation', and the whole 'unusually exciting' tale is 'admirably done, in a manner worthy of Poe, and marks Mr. Wells as a writer who will have to be reckoned with' (91).

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