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The Food of the Gods

By Wells, Herbert George

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Title: The Food of the Gods  
Author: Wells, Herbert George
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Certainly both Mr. Bensington and Professor Redwood was quite merited any of these terms long before they came upon the marvellous discovery of which this story tells. Mr. Bensington was a Fellow of the Royal Society and a former president of the Chemical Society, and Professor Redwood was Professor of Physiology in the Bond Street College of the London University and had been grossly libelled by the anti-vivisectionists time after time. And both had led lives of academic distinction from their very earliest youth. They were of course quite undistinguished-looking men, as indeed all true Scientists are. There is more personal distinction about the mildest-mannered actor alive than there is about the entire Royal Society. Mr. Bensington was short and very, very bald, and he stooped slightly; he wore gold-rimmed spectacles and cloth boots that were abundantly cut open because of his numerous corns, and Professor Redwood was entirely ordinary in his appearance. Until they happened upon the Food of the Gods (as I must insist upon calling it) they led lives of such eminent and studious obscurity that it is hard to find anything whatever to tell the reader about them.

Table of Contents
· Book I. The Dawn Of The Food · Chapter I. The Discovery of the Food · Chapter II. The Experimental Farm · Chapter III. The Giant Rats · Chapter IV. The Giant Children · Chapter V. The Minimificence of Mr. Bensington · Book II. The Food In The Village · Chapter I. The Coming of the Food · Chapter II. The Brat Gigantic · Book III. The Harvest Of The Food · Chapter I. The Altered World · Chapter II. The Giant Lovers · Chapter III. Young Caddles in London · Chapter IV. Redwood's Two Days · Chapter V. The Giant Leaguer

 

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