In one of his last published books The Fantastic Fiction of Gilbert Chesterton Martin Gardner remarks: GILBERT KEITH CHESTERON and Herbert George Wells, together with George Bernard Shaw, were the three most famous writers of Edwardian England.
What does HGW stand for?
HGW stands for Herbert George Wells (British author; 1866-1946)
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- Human Glomerular Visceral Epithelial Cells
- Hierarchical Generalized Voronoi Graph
- Human Germinal Vesicle Oocytes (genetics)
- Horizontal-Gaze Velocity Purkinje (Cell)
- Human Genome Variation Society (Carlton South VIC, Australia)
- Horizontal Ground Vibration Test (US NASA)
- Highway Gross Vehicle Weight
- Hanna Gabriel Wells (architectural firm; San Diego, CA)
- Harry Gregson-Williams (British composer)
- Herzlichen Glückwunsch
- Holy Grail War
- Home Gateway
- Horde Gone Wild (World of Warcraft gaming guild on Baelgun Server)
- Horny Goat Weed (herbal mixture)
- Holy Ground Worship Center (Hayden, AL)
- Human Genome Working Draft
- Hanford (Site) Groundwater Database
- Halocarbon Global Warming Potential
- Hanford Groundwater Project
Samples in periodicals archive:
It may seem hubristic for a modern writer to compare himself to Herbert George Wells.
Herbert George Wells was born in 1866, during the prim and proper reign of Queen Victoria.
Byline: Monica Foot Nobody much reads Herbert George Wells any more, but in his day he was incredibly popular and regarded as something of a seer for his apparent ability to predict the future, anticipating space travel and the like.