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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2001.
Series: Dover large print classics.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Energetic, intense, and strikingly original, this 1898 tale of a hostile invasion of England by Martians seized the popular imagination and pioneered the genre of science fiction. An unnamed central character, whose suburban home happens to be in the path of the invaders, narrates the fast-paced, gripping tale, providing an exceptionally realistic account of the Martians' fantastic appearance, sophisticated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: War stories
Fiction
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 0486419371 9780486419374
OCLC Number: 47018447
Notes: "Unabridged"--Cover.
Description: x, 259 pages (large print) ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Dover large print classics.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells.
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Energetic, intense, and strikingly original, this 1898 tale of a hostile invasion of England by Martians seized the popular imagination and pioneered the genre of science fiction. An unnamed central character, whose suburban home happens to be in the path of the invaders, narrates the fast-paced, gripping tale, providing an exceptionally realistic account of the Martians' fantastic appearance, sophisticated technology, and increasingly blood-thirsty advances.

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