The First Men in the Moon by H.G. Wells
For as long as stories have been told, their narrators have delighted in the possibility of traveling above the surface of the Earth. When we recall the tale of Icarus, who suffered by soaring too close to the sun, or hear the words of the psalmist—“Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away”—we recapture in some degree the essence of th…
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