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The war of the worlds

Author: Herbert George Wells
Publisher: Londres (Royaume-Uni) : Penguin Books, 2005.
Series: Penguin Classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The night after a shooting star is seen streaking across the sky, a cylinder is discovered on Horselle Common. Fascinated and exhilarated, the local people approach the mysteriuos object armed with nothing more than a white flag. But when gruesome alien creatures emerge armed with all-destroying heat-rays, their rashness turns rapidly to fear. As the rays blaze towards them, it soon becomes clear they have no  Read more...
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert George Wells
ISBN: 0141024186 9780141024189
OCLC Number: 422102334
Notes: Version originale en anglais.
Description: 1 v. (193 p.) ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Penguin Classics
Responsibility: H.G. Wells.

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The night after a shooting star is seen streaking through the sky from Mars, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common in London. At first, naive locals approach the cylinder armed just with a white  Read more...

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"The creations of Mr. Wells . . . belong unreservedly to an age and degree of scientific knowledge far removed from the present, though I will not say entirely beyond the limits of the possible." -- Read more...

 
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