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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder
Publisher: London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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H.G. Wells' original masterpiece now includes a newly established text, a full biographical essay on the author, a list of further reading, and detailed notes. Famous for the mistaken panic that ensued from Orson Welles' 1938 radio dramatization, "The War of the Worlds" remains one of the most influential of all science fiction works.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wells, H.G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
War of the worlds.
London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2005
(OCoLC)607572574
Online version:
Wells, H.G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946.
War of the worlds.
London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2005
(OCoLC)608611620
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder
ISBN: 9780141441030 0141441038
OCLC Number: 57382310
Notes: Originally published in 1898.
Description: xxxvi, 199 pages : map ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells ; edited by Patrick Parrinder ; with an introduction by Brian Aldiss and notes by Andy Sawyer.
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