Herbert George Wells (1866-1946), better known as H.G. Wells, was an English author who is considered one of the fathers of science fiction. However, his bibliography ranges far past the outer reaches of science fiction. He wrote fiction books in many different genres as well as non-fiction books such as textbooks, historical books, political books and much more.

Some of the most well known of H.G. Wells’ published fictional work include novels such as The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The Island of Doctor Moreau and The War of the Worlds – all of which are considered classic novels to say the least. Below is the order in which H.G. Wells’ fictional novels were published:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Time Machine(1895) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wonderful Visit(1895) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Island of Doctor Moreau(1896) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wheels of Chance(1896) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Invisible Man(1897) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The War of the Worlds(1898) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
When the Sleeper Wakes(1899) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love and Mr. Lewisham(1900) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The First Men in the Moon(1901) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sea Lady(1902) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Food of the Gods and How It Came to Earth(1904) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Kipps(1905) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Modern Utopia(1905) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Days of the Comet(1906) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The War in the Air(1908) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Tono-Bungay(1909) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Ann Veronica(1909) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The History of Mr. Polly(1910) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sleeper Awakes(1910) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The New Machiavelli(1911) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Marriage(1912) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Passionate Friends(1913) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wife of Sir Isaac Harman(1914) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bealby: A Holiday(1915) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Boon(1915) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Research Magnificent(1915) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mr. Britling Sees It Through(1916) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Soul of a Bishop(1917) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Joan and Peter: A Story of an Education(1918) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Undying Fire(1919) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Secret Places of the Heart(1922) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Men Like Gods(1923) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Dream(1924) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Christina Alberta's Father(1925) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The World of William Clissold(1926) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Meanwhile The Picture of a Lady(1927) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Mr. Blettsworthy on Rampole Island(1928) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Autocracy of Mr. Parham(1928) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bulpington of Blup(1930) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Shape of Things to Come(1933) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Croquet Player(1936) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Brynhild(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Star Begotten(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Camford Visitation(1937) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Apropos of Dolores(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Brothers(1938) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Holy Terror(1939) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Babes in the Darkling Wood(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All Aboard for Ararat(1940) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
You Can't Be Too Careful(1941) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: The Sleeper Awakes is a reworked version of When the Sleeper Wakes.

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