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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:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A suspenseful account of the experiences of a single man during the invasion of Earth by Martians in 1894.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
War stories
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.

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

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