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    The World Set Free (Paperback) By (author) H G Wells, By (author) Herbert George Wells

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    DescriptionThe World Set Free was first published in 1914. The novel foretells atomic weapons. The physicist Leo Szilard, who worked in the Manhattan Project, read the book in 1932 and conceived the idea of nuclear chain reaction in 1933.

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    The World Set Free
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) H G Wells, By (author) Herbert George Wells
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 132
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 249 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    ISBN 13: 9781450547253
    ISBN 10: 1450547257

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Abridged Dewey: 813
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    LC classification: PS
    DC22: FIC
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Merchandise Category: POD
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    24 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    North Charleston SC