The War of the Worlds
By (author) H. G. Wells
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War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
Book DescriptionOne of the most famous science-fiction stories ever written, The War of the Worlds helped launch the entire genre by exploiting the concept of interplanetary travel.First published in 1898, the novel terrified readers of the Victorian era with its account of an invasion of hostile creatures from Mars who moved across the English landscape in bizarre metal transports, using deadly heat rays to destroy buildings and annihilate all life in their path. Its power to stir the imagination was made abundantly clear when Orson Welles adapted the story for a radio drama on Halloween night in 1938 and created a national panic.Despite readers' increasing sophistication about space travel and interplanetary invaders, The War of the Worlds remains a riveting reading experience. Its narrative energy, intensity, and striking originality remain undiminished, ready to thrill a new generation of readers with old-fashioned storytelling power.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780486295060
(210mm x 132mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2009
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author H. G. Wells
Selected Works of H.G. Wells, Paperback (March 2017)
H. G. Wells is often referred to as 'the father of science fiction' and this compendium of his stories contains two of his most well-known works in the genre, The Time Machine (1895) and The War of the Worlds (1897), plus other stories of truly extraordinary dimensions
Invisible Man, Paperback (February 2017)
Part of Alma Classics Evergreen series of popular classics, this edition includes pictures and an extensive section on Wells's life and works.
Island of Doctor Moreau, Paperback (February 2017)» View all books by H. G. Wells
The Island of Doctor Moreau is the account of Edward Prendick, an English gentleman who finds himself shipwrecked and an unwelcomed guest on the Pacific island of one Doctor Moreau. There, Prendick discovers Moreau is performing horrific experiments, using vivisection to craft animals into human beings.
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Author Biography - H. G. Wells
A pioneer of science fiction, H. G. Wells (1866-1946) wrote thrilling adventures about time travel, space exploration, alien invasion, and scientific experiments gone awry. His tales of obsession, revelation, and discovery remain compellingly readable and relevant.
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