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The war of the worlds

Author: Joanne Suter; H G Wells
Publisher: Irvine, CA : Saddleback, 2003.
Series: Saddleback classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Victorian England is riding high. People are so prosperous and smug they imagine themselves the masters of the universe. Then the unthinkable happens: England is attacked by Martians! Panic erupts as the countryside goes up in flames. Is there no way to stop the ghastly, machinelike creatures and their deadly heat rays? -Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Suter; H G Wells
ISBN: 1562545337 9781562545338
OCLC Number: 83599629
Target Audience: 4.; 5-12, Adult, ESL.
Description: 79 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Coming of the Martians: Eve of the war; Falling star; Heat ray; Friday night; Fighting begins; What I saw of destruction; London --
Earth under the Martians: What we saw from the ruined house; Death of the curate; Stillness; Wreckage.
Series Title: Saddleback classics.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells ; adapted by Joanne Suter.

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Victorian England is riding high. People are so prosperous and smug they imagine themselves the masters of the universe. Then the unthinkable happens: England is attacked by Martians! Panic erupts as the countryside goes up in flames. Is there no way to stop the ghastly, machinelike creatures and their deadly heat rays? -Back cover.

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