Thanks to the time-travelling wonder of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction‘s miraculous On This Day function (much praised in these parts on many an occasion), we can see that the father of Science Fiction, the great Herbert George Wells, died on this day in 1946.
We are delighted to publish a number of his fine works in SF Masterworks hardbacks:
and cloth-bound omnibus editions of great beauty:
And if you make your way over to the blog of our sister imprint Gollancz, in the next day or so, you may just find yourself greeting with some very exciting Wells-related news . . .