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The War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells, Simon Vance
The War of the Worlds
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First published by H. G. Wells in 1898, The War of the Worlds is the granddaddy of all alien invasion stories. The novel begins ominously, as the lone voice of a narrator intones, "No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and... show more
First published by H. G. Wells in 1898, The War of the Worlds is the granddaddy of all alien invasion stories. The novel begins ominously, as the lone voice of a narrator intones, "No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's." Things then progress from a seri
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ISBN: 9781400112845
Publisher: Tantor Media
Edition language: English
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3.0 The War of the Worlds
It's always so interesting to actually read something you've only run into via osmosis. The science of the aliens part was absolutely fascinating, and it holds up as solid SF now, even if we know rather more about Mars. The plot not so much, and I could have lived without the racism.
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