When the Time Traveller courageously steps out of his machine for the first time, he finds himself in the year 802,700 - and everything has changed. In another, more utopian age, creatures seem to dwell together in perfect harmony. The Time Traveller thinks he can study these marvelous beings - unearth their secret and then return to his own time - until he discovers that his invention, his only avenue of escape, has been stolen. H. G. Wells' famous novel of one man's astonishing journey beyond the conventional limits of the imagination first appeared in 1895. It won him immediate recognition, and has been regarded ever since as one of the great masterpieces in the literature of science-fiction.