The Wonderful Visit

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Author's Republic, 2023.
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H. G. Wells., H. G. Wells|AUTHOR., Geoffrey Giuliano|READER., & The Ark|READER. (2023). The Wonderful Visit . Author's Republic.

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    [synopsis] => "The Wonderful Visit" is a novel written by H.G. Wells and first published in 1895. Unlike Wells' more famous works of science fiction, this novel falls into the genre of social satire and fantasy. It tells the story of an angelic creature named Mr. Angel, who unexpectedly descends upon a small English village.

The arrival of Mr. Angel disrupts the tranquil and ordinary lives of the villagers, who are initially perplexed by his presence. As they interact with him, their beliefs, prejudices, and social norms are challenged. The novel explores themes of human nature, social conventions, and the clash between the ordinary and the extraordinary.

Wells uses the character of Mr. Angel as a means to critique and satirize the norms and customs of Victorian society. Through his otherworldly perspective, Mr. Angel questions the self-importance, hypocrisy, and narrow-mindedness of the villagers. His presence serves as a catalyst for personal transformation and the reevaluation of societal values.

"The Wonderful Visit" blends elements of fantasy and humor with social commentary. It raises questions about the nature of goodness, the complexities of human behavior, and the limitations of social conformity. Wells's writing style is characterized by his wit, imaginative storytelling, and keen observation of human nature, which are all evident in this lesser-known work.

While "The Wonderful Visit" may not be as well-known as Wells' science fiction classics like "The Time Machine" or "The War of the Worlds," it offers a unique and thought-provoking exploration of society and human nature. It showcases Wells' versatility as a writer and his ability to use fiction to critique and satirize the conventions of his time.
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