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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells
Publisher: [Lanham, MD] : Start Pub., 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thus begins one of the most terrifying and morally prescient science fiction novels ever penned. Beginning with a series of strange flashes in the distant night sky, the Martian attack initially causes little concern on Earth. Then the destruction erupts--ten massive aliens roam England and destroy with heat rays everything in their path. Very soon humankind finds itself on the brink of extinction. H. G. Wells  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
War stories
Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells
ISBN: 9781625589200 1625589204
OCLC Number: 841763122
Notes: "A science fiction classic."
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: H.G. Wells.

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Thus begins one of the most terrifying and morally prescient science fiction novels ever penned. Beginning with a series of strange flashes in the distant night sky, the Martian attack initially causes little concern on Earth. Then the destruction erupts--ten massive aliens roam England and destroy with heat rays everything in their path. Very soon humankind finds itself on the brink of extinction. H. G. Wells raises questions of mortality, man's place in nature, and the evil lurking in the technological future--questions that remain urgently relevant in the twenty-first century.

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