A Slip under the Microscope by H.G. Wells

A Slip under the Microscope

H.G. Wells

fiction mystery dark mysterious reflective medium-paced

64 pages | first published 1931

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'I will go in, out of this dust and heat, out of this dry glitter of vanity, out of these toilsome futilities. I will go and never return.' Three disturbing, mysterious and moving stories from Wells, science-fiction pioneer. Introducing Litt...
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Summary of 178 reviews


mysterious 66%
reflective 66%
dark 16%
emotional 16%
funny 16%
lighthearted 16%
sad 16%


medium 60%
slow 20%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Character: 20% | N/A: 20%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | No: 50%

Loveable characters?

No: 60% | N/A: 20% | Yes: 20%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 83% | N/A: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 40% | N/A: 20% | No: 20% | Yes: 20%

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