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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: London : Everyman, 1951.
Series: SF masterworks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It began with odd atmospheric disturbances taking place on Mars, followed by the arrival of Martians just outside of London. At first the Martians seemed laughable, hardly able to move in Earth's comparatively heavy gravity -- even enough to raise themselves out of the pit created when their spaceship landed. But soon death machines 100-feet tall rise up from the pit and begin laying waste to the surrounding land.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Science fiction
War stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 9780575115354 0575115351 9780141199047 0141199040 0460873032 9780460873031 0553213385 9780553213386 0375759239 9780375759239 0435120050 9780435120054 0434852031 9780434852031 9780141024189 0141024186 0060791241 9780060791247
OCLC Number: 823758725
Notes: Unabridged ; originally published in 1898.
Description: 182 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: SF masterworks.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells.

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A classic study of scientific hubris brought to destruction--THE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF SCIENCE FICTION

 
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