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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin Books, 2009.
Series: Popular Penguins.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The night after a shooting star is seen streaking across the sky, a cylinder is discovered near London. Armed with just a white flag, the locals approach the mysterious object - only to be burned alive by heat-rays as horrific, tentacled invaders emerge. Soon, the whole of human civilization is under threat, as powerful Martians move across the land in massive killing machines, armed with black gas and burning  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 9780141045412 0141045418
OCLC Number: 709810522
Notes: First published 1898.
Description: 180 p. ; 18 cm.
Series Title: Popular Penguins.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells.

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"The night after a shooting star is seen streaking across the sky, a cylinder is discovered near London. Armed with just a white flag, the locals approach the mysterious object - only to be burned alive by heat-rays as horrific, tentacled invaders emerge. Soon, the whole of human civilization is under threat, as powerful Martians move across the land in massive killing machines, armed with black gas and burning rays. The aliens are determined to win the Earth for themselves." -- Back cover.

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