Talk:H. G. Wells

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Copyright[edit]

Is it true that all of Wells' works are now copyright free (since 1 January 2017)? Just in UK? Thanks. Martinevans123 (talk) 23:31, 25 January 2017 (UTC)

You could try asking the reference desk. FreeKnowledgeCreator (talk) 00:37, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
Which one? Thanks. Martinevans123 (talk) 10:59, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
I suggest Wikipedia:Reference desk/Humanities. FreeKnowledgeCreator (talk) 22:06, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
Thank you. I'll ask. Martinevans123 (talk) 22:08, 26 January 2017 (UTC)

All of Wells's published works lapsed into the public domain in the UK and the rest of the EU after 31 December 2016 under the death + 70 years rule. They had already lapsed in those countries with a 50 year rule (e.g. Canada, Australia, etc.). Most of his post-1923 works remain protected in the United States only. Nick Cooper (talk) 15:03, 15 April 2017 (UTC)

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Birth place[edit]

Wells's birth place was previously shown as Atlas House, 46 High Street in Bromley, Kent. This was changed to Atlas House, 69 High Street in Bromley, Kent by an IP user, without an edit summary. I changed it to Atlas House, 162 High Street in Bromley, Kent per openplaques.org (which actually says Alders (now Primark), 162 Bromley High Street, BR1 1HE). However, bromley.gov.uk has his address as 47 High Street. Make of that what you will. nagualdesign 15:48, 11 October 2017 (UTC)

The article is an absurd whitewash[edit]

The article is an absurd whitewash. The real H. G. Wells was a totalitarian collectivist (like Stalin or Mao) who wished to exterminate anyone who supported private property in the means of production, and he wished to destroy traditional society (art, buildings and so on), even the family itself. Mr Wells also wished to exterminate "inferior" races. None of this can be found by reading this, absurd, article. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2A02:C7D:B5E6:6400:49B1:E69D:B1B6:BDE9 (talk) 08:34, 24 October 2017 (UTC)

Please see WP:VERIFY. Any content you wish to add requires an appropriate citation. FreeKnowledgeCreator (talk) 08:37, 24 October 2017 (UTC)

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