Originally written in 1899 and then rewritten in 1910, The Sleeper Awakes is a fantastic dystopian tale about a man who sleeps for two hundred and three years. When he awakens, the income in his bank accounts has compounded making him the richest man in the world. Graham, the main character is a fanatical socialist and finds that his dreams have been realized, alongside a horrible litany of unintended consequences.
Return to H.G. Wells's library.