The Crystal Egg

Overview:

  • Title: The Crystal Egg
  • Author: H. G. Wells
  • Year: 1897
  • Type: Short Fiction

Synopsis:

An antiques dealer buys some items, unknowingly picking up crystal egg in a the deal. Upon closet inspection, small lifeforms and structures can be seen inside the egg. The dealer determines from clues that the egg is in fact a viewer, and that he is viewing scenes from Mars.

Notes:

First published: The New Review May, 1897

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