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The war of the worlds

Author: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Penguin, 2005.
Series: Penguin classics
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [New] edView all editions and formats
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'The War of the Worlds' is Wells' classic science fiction tale of a Martian invasion of Earth. Having already destroyed London, it seems that no-one can stop the intellectually superior Martians from taking over the whole planet.
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Genre/Form: Classic novel
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Wells; Patrick Parrinder
ISBN: 0141441038 9780141441030
OCLC Number: 851807671
Language Note: English.
Description: 199 pages ; 200 x 130 mm.
Series Title: Penguin classics
Responsibility: H.G. Wells and Patrick Parrinder.

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The night after a shooting star is seen streaking through the sky from Mars, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common in London. At first, naive locals approach the cylinder armed just with a white  Read more...

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"The creations of Mr. Wells . . . belong unreservedly to an age and degree of scientific knowledge far removed from the present, though I will not say entirely beyond the limits of the possible." Read more...

 
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