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The Machine Stops Illustrated

The Machine Stops Illustrated

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ISBN13: 9798591678142
Publisher: Independently Published
Published: Jan 7 2021
Pages: 46
Weight: 0.17
Height: 0.10 Width: 6.00 Depth: 9.00
Language: English
The Machine Stops is a science fiction short story (12,300 words) by E. M. Forster. After initial publication in The Oxford and Cambridge Review (November 1909), the story was republished in Forster's The Eternal Moment and Other Stories in 1928. After being voted one of the best novellas up to 1965, it was included that same year in the populist anthology Modern Short Stories.[1] In 1973 it was also included in The Science Fiction Hall of Fame, Volume Two.The story, set in a world where humanity lives underground and relies on a giant machine to provide its needs, predicted technologies such as instant messaging and the Internet.

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