FREE Country of the Blind by H.G. Wells Essay
Wells's ‘The Country of the Blind ..
In other words, it's the rare alien invasion story that actually portrays humans as absolutely defenseless. Not only that, but it also suggests that humans' activities on Earth—you know, colonizing other countries willy-nilly—isn't all that different from flying around the solar system wreaking havoc. There's no lasting feeling that we're the good guys: in fact, Wells goes out of his way to suggest that, given half a chance, humans would be doing the exact same thing as the Martians.
Reading Short Stories: The Country of the Blind by H.G. Wells
Wells-1933-also as: Seven Science Fiction Novels-1950The Anatomy of Frustration: A Modern Synthesis-1936The Croquet Player: A Story-1936 The Camford Visitation-1937The Gentler Star Begotten: A Biological Fantasia-1937The Holy Terror-1939All Aboard for Ararat-1940You Can't Be Too Careful: A Sample of Life 1901-1951 -1941Mind at the End of its Tether-1945, an essayThe Man with the Nose and Other Uncollected Short Stories-coll 1984The 28-vol Atlantic edition of The Works of H.G.