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5 edition of The Hampdenshire Wonder found in the catalog.

The Hampdenshire Wonder

by J. D. Beresford

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby J. D. Beresford.
SeriesThe Garland library of science fiction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.B45 Ham17, PR6003.E73 Ham17
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 295 p. ;
Number of Pages295
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5182729M
ISBN 100824014014
LC Control Number75000395

  My library’s edition of J. D. Beresford’s The Hampdenshire Wonder is part of The Garland Library of Science Fiction (“A collection of 45 works of science fiction selected by Lester del Rey”) but this novel about a big headed freak-child has more to do with cricket and philosophy than science fiction.. The narrator is a journalist writing a book about the son of a . Jean Ingelow (17 March – 20 July ), was an English poet and novelist. Born at Boston, Lincolnshire, she was the daughter of William Ingelow, a banker. As a girl she contributed verses and tales to magazines under the pseudonym of Orris, but her first (anonymous) volume, A Rhyming Chronicle of Incidents and Feelings, which came from an established London .

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Hampdenshire Wonder by J. D. Beresford; 5 editions; First published in The Hampdenshire Wonder | Open Library.   The Hampdenshire Wonder brings to mind classic episodes of old anthology shows. I enjoyed the setting, and I would say the downbeat ending definitely stays with you. In this was published in America under the title The Wonder. +++ FOR EIGHT ADDITIONAL EXAMPLES OF ANCIENT SCIENCE FICTION CLICK HERE.

  Wonder Book PDF Plot. The story focuses on the life of a young year-old boy by the name of August Pullman. August, nickname Auggie is a young New York native. He was born with a facial deformity, which brings its own challenges to the young boy’s life. Auggie grew up in a home with his parents, older sister Via and his loyal dog Daisy/5(71). The Wonder book series by R.J. Palacio includes books Wonder, The Julian chapter, Pluto: A Wonder Story, and several more. See the complete Wonder series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.


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The Wonder is the shorted title from the original, The Hampdenshire Wonder, first published in It is one of the first science fiction novels describing a wunderkind. Victor Stott, the son of a famous cricket player, has a slight deformity accounting for his extraordinarily powerful brain/5.

Context. Beresford’s The Wonder is a relatively early sci-fi novel, published in It is also one of the first modern works to feature a young super-mutant character. It seems to have influenced the Odd John novel, which in turn was an important stepping stone toward material such as the Slans, the X-Men, etc.

With that pronouncement Stott passes out of the history of the Hampdenshire Wonder. He was in many ways an exceptional man, and his name will always be associated with the splendid successes of Hampdenshire cricket, both before and after the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to The Hampdenshire Wonder book.

Beresford (−) was an English author and book critic. The son of a clergyman, he was crippled by polio, an experience that profoundly influenced his work. He is best remembered today for his early science fiction novels, including The Wonder and The Riddle of the Tower/5(35).

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Wells, and wrote the first critical study of Wells in His Wellsian novel The Hampdenshire Wonder was a major influence on Olaf Stapledon. [2] His other science-fiction novels include The Riddle of the Tower, about a dystopian, hive-like en: Elisabeth Beresford, Marcus Beresford.

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You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Book Excerpt/5(5). The Hampdenshire Wonder might be the first science fiction novel on the theme, the author being a contemporary of H. Wells. A Mirror for Observers involves a child whose abilities lie in the more unusual area of ethics.

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John Davys Beresford (17 March – 1 February ) was an English writer, now remembered for his early science fiction and some short stories in the horror story and ghost story genres. Beresford was a great admirer of H.G. Wells.

The Hampdenshire Wonder is a science fiction novel by J. Beresford. It is one of the first novels to involve a wunderkind.

The child in it, Victor Stott, is the son of a famous cricket player. This origin is perhaps a reference to H.G. Wells's father Joseph Davys Beresford was Pages:   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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Wells's father Joseph : Nothing will ever mystify or challenge the Wonder. He masters entire libraries and languages with little effort.

No equation, no problem is too difficult to solve. His casual conversations with minist.FIRST EDITION. 8vo. Pages are remarkably crisp, clean and fine throughout. Publishers binding variant A of dark green cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Blind ruling to the spine and front board.

The cloth on the spine has mottled and has lighter patches, otherwise a sharp and tight copy in a fine original pale blue dustwrapper, printed in dark blue.

A lovely copy of the author's.