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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells; Alexander Spencer; Recorded Books, Inc.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, 1980.
Series: Classics on cassette with book.; ESL ReadAlong.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The daring portrayal of aliens landing on English soil, with its themes of interplanetary imperialism, technological holocaust and chaos, is central to the career of H.G. Wells, who died at the dawn of the atomic age. The survival of mankind in the face of "vast and cool and unsympathetic" scientific powers spinning out of control was a crucial theme throughout his work.
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Genre/Form: War stories
Science fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Alexander Spencer; Recorded Books, Inc.
ISBN: 1402510748 9781402510748 1402511191 9781402511196
OCLC Number: 49607037
Notes: Unabridged.
10-15% slower pace.
Cast: Reader: Alexander Spencer.
Description: 6 sound cassettes (8 hr.) : analog + 1 book (164 p.)
Series Title: Classics on cassette with book.; ESL ReadAlong.
Responsibility: by H.G. Wells.

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The daring portrayal of aliens landing on English soil, with its themes of interplanetary imperialism, technological holocaust and chaos, is central to the career of H.G. Wells, who died at the dawn of the atomic age. The survival of mankind in the face of "vast and cool and unsympathetic" scientific powers spinning out of control was a crucial theme throughout his work.

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