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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : LRS, 1997.
Series: LRS heritage series
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The inhabitants of Mars, a loathsome though highly organized race, invade England, and by their command of superior weapons subdue and prey on the people." Baker. Guide to the Best Fic *** "In this novel the author 'introduced the "Alien" being into the role which became a cliché -- a monstrous invader of Earth, a competitor in a cosmic struggle for existence. Though the martians were a ruthless and terrible  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 1581180292 9781581180299
OCLC Number: 38957200
Description: 285 pages (large print) ; 25 cm.
Series Title: LRS heritage series
Responsibility: by H.G. Wells.

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"The inhabitants of Mars, a loathsome though highly organized race, invade England, and by their command of superior weapons subdue and prey on the people." Baker. Guide to the Best Fic *** "In this novel the author 'introduced the "Alien" being into the role which became a cliché -- a monstrous invader of Earth, a competitor in a cosmic struggle for existence. Though the martians were a ruthless and terrible enemy, HGW was careful to point ouit that Man had driven many animal species to extinction, and that human invaders of Tasmania had behaved no less callously in exterminating their cousins." Sci Fic Ency. *** "Presents a large-print edition of the story in which an intellectually-superior race from Mars invades the Earth with plans to enslave human beings."

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