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The War of the Worlds - H.G. Wells
The War of the Worlds
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Man had not yet learned to fly when H.G. Wells conceived this story of a Martian attack on England. Giant cylinders crash to Earth, disgorging huge, unearthly creatures armed with heat-rays and fighting machines. Amid the boundless destruction they cause, it looks as if the end of the world has... show more
Man had not yet learned to fly when H.G. Wells conceived this story of a Martian attack on England. Giant cylinders crash to Earth, disgorging huge, unearthly creatures armed with heat-rays and fighting machines. Amid the boundless destruction they cause, it looks as if the end of the world has come.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780441873111 (0441873111)
Publisher: Ace
Pages no: 173
Edition language: English
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Living an Enriched Life
Living an Enriched Life rated it
4.0 The War of the Worlds
This novel's supposedly one of the first science fiction novels but also probably one of the best science fiction novels ever written, for it involves so many great things any science fiction buff wants to read about within a science fiction novel. It truly is amazing what a human imagination can do...
Danway's Books
Danway's Books rated it
4.0 Marsjanie atakują...
W roku 1898 Maria Skłodowska-Curie i Piotr Curie odkryli dwa pierwiastki: polon i rad. W tym samym roku Herbert George Wells opublikował swoją powieść „Wojna światów”, która przez wielu uznawana jest za jedną z najważniejszych w historii światowej literatury fantastycznej. Wells w swojej książce ...
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it
4.0 (Audiobook) The War of the Worlds
As I mentioned in my last post, I'd like to thank Halloween Bingo (and OB & MR) for making me read those classic novels that I'd always intended to get to "someday". This book was fantastic, and Simon Vance's excellent narration made it even better. This is definitely one I'll revisit in the futur...
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality!
Reading is my ESCAPE from Reality! rated it
2.0 Serial Reader
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 and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied, perhaps almost a...
Book it Chewie
Book it Chewie rated it
5.0
Still my favourite book, still good after the umpteenth reread.
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