Review of “The New Accelerator” (1901)


H. G. Wells (writer).

Read in 2021.

A drug cocktail that allows people to move and think so quickly that time around them seems to slow down.

The little details of this pre-Einsteinian, late-Muybridge-era extrapolation are absolutely delightful.

References here: “Wink of an Eye” (1968), Child of Kamiari Month (2021).

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