The Time Machine is a science-fiction novel by H. G. Wells, first published in 1895 and set in the fifth century AD. It tells the story of an eccentric scientist who invents a machine that allows him to travel into the far distant future, where he discovers that man has become extinct.The Time Machine is a classic science fiction novel by H. G. Wells about time travel and how it can change people’s lives for the better or worse depending on what they did with their lives while traveling through time.At the base of The Time Machine is a very simple idea that has been explored in many different ways throughout literature and film - what would happen if you traveled one or two hundred years into the future? Would things be more prosperous? More dangerous? More peaceful?