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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: New York : Modern Library, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Modern Library pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An English astronomer, in company with an artilleryman, a country curate, and others, struggle to survive the invasion of Earth by Martians in 1894.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 9780375759239 0375759239
OCLC Number: 49356975
Description: xvii, 190 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Biographical note --
Introduction / Sir Arthur C. Clarke --
War of the Worlds: Book One: The coming of the Martians: Eve of the war --
Falling star --
On Horsell Common --
Cylinder opens --
Heat ray --
Heat ray in the Chobham Road --
How I reached home --
Friday night --
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 --
Exodus from London --
"Thunder Child" --
Book two: The Earth under the Martians: Underfoot --
What we saw from the ruined house --
Days of imprisonment --
Death of the curate --
Stillness --
Work of fifteen days --
Man on Putney Hill --
Dead London --
Wreckage --
Epilogue --
Commentary --
Reading group guide.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells ; introduction by Arthur C. Clarke.

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An English astronomer, in company with an artilleryman, a country curate, and others, struggle to survive the invasion of Earth by Martians in 1894.

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