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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells; Alfred J Mac Adam
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, 2004.
Series: Barnes & Noble classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a Martian spacecraft lands on Woking Common, mankind is terrorized by aliens in tall, armored capsules which stalk the countryside on three legs. The machines wreak havoc on London and the Southern Counties, and survivors are driven underground. Scientist John Nicholson tells how he was plunged into a paralyzing nightmare of stark terror, savage madness and utter destruction.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Alfred J Mac Adam
ISBN: 1593080859 9781593080853
OCLC Number: 56088889
Description: xiii, 231 p. ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Barnes & Noble classics.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells ; with an introduction and notes by Alfred Mac Adam.

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When a Martian spacecraft lands on Woking Common, mankind is terrorized by aliens in tall, armored capsules which stalk the countryside on three legs. The machines wreak havoc on London and the Southern Counties, and survivors are driven underground. Scientist John Nicholson tells how he was plunged into a paralyzing nightmare of stark terror, savage madness and utter destruction.

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