War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
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War of the Worlds
By H. G. Wells

The War of the Worlds

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War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

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H.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 Details

ISBN: 9780553213386
ISBN-10: 0553213385
Format: Paperback
(175mm x 108mm x 13mm)
Pages: 164
Imprint: Bantam USA
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1988
Country of Publication: United States

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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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