skip to content
The war of the worlds. Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The war of the worlds.

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: New York [Epstein and Carroll Associates]; distributed by Random House [1960]
Series: Looking Glass Library (Series), 21.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A suspenseful account of the experiences of a single man during the invasion of Earth by Martians in 1894.
Rating:

based on 2 rating(s) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wells, H.G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
War of the worlds.
New York [Epstein and Carroll Associates]; distributed by Random House [1960]
(OCoLC)647522655
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
OCLC Number: 1283550
Description: 251 pages illustrations 20 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The coming of the Martians: --
The eve of the war --
The falling star --
On Horsell Common --
The cylinder opens --
The heat-ray --
The heat-ray in the Chobham Road --
How I reached home --
Friday night --
The fighting begins --
In the storm --
At the window --
What I saw of the destruction of Weybridge and Shepperton --
How I fell in with the curate --
In London --
What had happened in Surrey --
The exodus from London --
The "thunder child." pt. 2. The earth under the Martians --
Under foot --
What we saw from the ruined house --
The days of imprisonment --
The death of the curate --
The stillness --
The work of fifteen days --
The man on Putney Hill --
Dead London --
Wreckage --
The epilogue.
Series Title: Looking Glass Library (Series), 21.
Responsibility: Illustrated by Edward Gorey.

Abstract:

A suspenseful account of the experiences of a single man during the invasion of Earth by Martians in 1894.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1283550> # The war of the worlds.
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "1283550" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/human_alien_encounters_comic_books_strips_etc_fiction> ; # Human-alien encounters--Comic books, strips, etc.--Fiction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Place/mars_planet> ; # Mars (Planet)
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/967580> ; # Imaginary wars and battles
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.912/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/martians_fiction> ; # Martians--Fiction
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1243063> ; # Mars (Planet)
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118629> ; # Science fiction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/imaginary_wars_and_battles> ; # Imaginary wars and battles
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/space_warfare> ; # Space warfare
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/science_fiction> ; # Science fiction
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/space_warfare_comic_books_strips_etc_fiction> ; # Space warfare--Comic books, strips, etc.--Fiction
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1128112> ; # Space warfare
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/young_adult_fiction> ; # Young adult fiction
    schema:audience <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1283550#Audience> ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/97006424> ; # Herbert George Wells
    schema:datePublished "1960" ;
    schema:description "A suspenseful account of the experiences of a single man during the invasion of Earth by Martians in 1894."@en ;
    schema:description "pt. 2. The earth under the Martians -- Under foot -- What we saw from the ruined house -- The days of imprisonment -- The death of the curate -- The stillness -- The work of fifteen days -- The man on Putney Hill -- Dead London -- Wreckage -- The epilogue."@en ;
    schema:description "pt. 1. The coming of the Martians: -- The eve of the war -- The falling star -- On Horsell Common -- The cylinder opens -- The heat-ray -- The heat-ray in the Chobham Road -- How I reached home -- Friday night -- The fighting begins -- In the storm -- At the window -- What I saw of the destruction of Weybridge and Shepperton -- How I fell in with the curate -- In London -- What had happened in Surrey -- The exodus from London -- The "thunder child.""@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/273783> ;
    schema:genre "Science fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
    schema:genre "War stories"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Series/looking_glass_library_series> ; # Looking Glass Library (Series) ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Series/looking_glass_library> ; # Looking Glass Library ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/647522655> ;
    schema:name "The war of the worlds."@en ;
    schema:productID "1283550" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1283550#PublicationEvent/new_yorkepstein_and_carroll_associates_distributed_by_random_house1960> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Agent/epstein_and_carroll_associates_distributed_by_random_house> ; # [Epstein and Carroll Associates]; distributed by Random House
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/1283550> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Agent/epstein_and_carroll_associates_distributed_by_random_house> # [Epstein and Carroll Associates]; distributed by Random House
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "[Epstein and Carroll Associates]; distributed by Random House" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Place/mars_planet> # Mars (Planet)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Mars (Planet)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Series/looking_glass_library> # Looking Glass Library ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1283550> ; # The war of the worlds.
    schema:name "Looking Glass Library ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Series/looking_glass_library_series> # Looking Glass Library (Series) ;
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1283550> ; # The war of the worlds.
    schema:name "Looking Glass Library (Series) ;" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/human_alien_encounters_comic_books_strips_etc_fiction> # Human-alien encounters--Comic books, strips, etc.--Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Human-alien encounters--Comic books, strips, etc.--Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/martians_fiction> # Martians--Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Martians--Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/science_fiction> # Science fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/space_warfare_comic_books_strips_etc_fiction> # Space warfare--Comic books, strips, etc.--Fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Space warfare--Comic books, strips, etc.--Fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/273783#Topic/young_adult_fiction> # Young adult fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Young adult fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118629> # Science fiction
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science fiction"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1128112> # Space warfare
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Space warfare"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1243063> # Mars (Planet)
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Mars (Planet)" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/967580> # Imaginary wars and battles
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Imaginary wars and battles"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/97006424> # Herbert George Wells
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1866" ;
    schema:deathDate "1946" ;
    schema:familyName "Wells" ;
    schema:givenName "Herbert George" ;
    schema:givenName "H. G." ;
    schema:name "Herbert George Wells" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/647522655>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "War of the worlds." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1283550> ; # The war of the worlds.
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.