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The Time Machine
|The Time Machine|
First edition cover
|Author(s)||H. G. Wells|
|Cover artist||Ben Hardy|
|Genre(s)||Science fiction novel|
|Media type||Print (hardback and paperback)|
The hero and main character of the book travels with a time machine into the future and finds an Aryan-type of race know as the Eloi living on the surface of the world and a mongrel race of beasts known as the Morlocks living underground. The Eloi are held by the Morlocks as happy slaves, unaware of the threat from the Morlocks who are the real rulers of this world.
The novel was filmed several times. The 1960 version keep with the "Aryan" theme of Eloi. A modern 2002 take on the novel had the Eloi as being mixed-race.