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This book has 111 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1914.
The World Set Free is a novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1914. Continuing a theme of Wells's work - that of the history of technological advancement by humans, The World Set Free tells of a war fought with the most destructive weapon the world has ever seen. Used as a means to create a new world order after society breaks down, the devastation of the war leads to Britain's King abdicating in favour of a world state. In this new utopian world, it is argued that rather than love, it is knowledge and power that should be the focus of the human vocation.
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