The Return To Life (from H. G. Wells’ series “Men Like Gods”)

George Wesley Bellows, Printed by Bolton Coit Brown

1923

This work is from a series titled Men Like Gods, based on the English science fiction writer H. G. Wells’ 1923 novel of the same name. The book tells the story of a London journalist named Mr. Barnstaple who—en route to a holiday—is suddenly transported to an alternate universe called Utopia, an advanced version of Earth more than 3,000 years ahead in its development.