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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells; David Maule
Publisher: Harlow : Pearson, 2005.
Series: Penguin readers., Level 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This story is one of the most famous and frightening science fiction stories ever written. When a strange object falls from the sky and lands in southern England, few people are worried. But then strange creatures climb out and start killing people. Before long, the land is being attacked by huge fighting machines and nobody is safe. From p. 4 of cover.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; David Maule
ISBN: 1405806389 9781405806381
OCLC Number: 57751777
Description: vii, 85 pages : maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Before the war --
The falling star --
The cylinder opens --
Mars attacks --
Running away --
The death of towns --
In London --
The black smoke --
Escape --
The "Thunder Child" --
Earth under the Martians --
In the ruined house --
The man on Putney Hill --
Dead London --
Wreckage.
Series Title: Penguin readers., Level 5.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells ; retold by David Maule, series editors, Andy Hopkins and Jocelyn Potter.

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This story is one of the most famous and frightening science fiction stories ever written. When a strange object falls from the sky and lands in southern England, few people are worried. But then strange creatures climb out and start killing people. Before long, the land is being attacked by huge fighting machines and nobody is safe. From p. 4 of cover.

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