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Year 5 Science Fiction writing - HG Wells: The First Men in the Moon: Home

Science Fiction Writers

Science Fiction writing - stranger than truth?

HG Wells wrote 'The First Men in the Moon' in 1870

Apollo 11 landed on the first men on the moon in 1969.

What did Wells predict correctly? Watch the two clips below...


Jules Verne was also predicting the future at the same time. He wrote about giant squids and submarines.

Many people though Wells and Verne were brilliant but crazy!

The Movie of The First Men in the Moon released in 1964

Modern Classic Fiction

The Non-Fiction Narrative of the Actual Moon Landings (1969)


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How does it differ from HG Wells' vision? Which is more exciting?

Classic Science Fiction