The War of the Worlds
By (author) H. G. Wells
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War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
Book DescriptionH.G. Wells's science fiction classic, the first novel to explore the possibilities of intelligent life from other planets, it still startling and vivid nearly after a century after its appearance, and a half-century after Orson Wells's infamous 1938 radio adaptation. The daring portrayal of aliens landing on English soil, with its themes of interplanetary imperialism, technological holocaust and chaos, is central to the career of H.G. Wells, who died at the dawn of the atomic age. The survival of mankind in the face of "vast and cool and unsympathetic" scientific powers spinning out of control was a crucial theme throughout his work. Visionary, shocking and chilling, "The War Of The Worlds" has lost none of its impact since its first publication in 1898.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780553213386
(175mm x 108mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Bantam USA
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1988
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author H. G. Wells
War of the Worlds, Paperback (April 2017)
Part of Alma Classics Evergreen series of popular classics, this new edition includes pictures and an extensive section on Wells's life and works.
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Selected Works of H.G. Wells, Paperback (March 2017)» View all books by H. G. Wells
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
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Author Biography - H. G. Wells
Arthur C. Clarke has long been considered the greatest science fiction writer of all time. Books by Clarke both fiction and nonfiction have sold more than a hundred million copies worldwide. He died in 2008."
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