The War of the Worlds

Paperback | January 10, 1997

byH. G. Wells

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Imaginative, highly readable novel that helped launch the science-fiction genre exploits the concept of interplanetary travel with its gripping account of hostile invaders from Mars who use deadly heat rays to decimate all life in their path. Energetic, intense, and strikingly original.

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A story of a war with extraterrestrials that destroys mankind as we know it.

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Imaginative, highly readable novel that helped launch the science-fiction genre exploits the concept of interplanetary travel with its gripping account of hostile invaders from Mars who use deadly heat rays to decimate all life in their path. Energetic, intense, and strikingly original.

H.G. Wells was born in Bromley, England, the son of an unsuccessful merchant. After a limited education, he was apprenticed to a dry-goods merchant, but soon found he wanted something more out of life. He read widely and got a position as a student assistant in a secondary school, eventually winning a scholarship to the College of Scie...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:January 10, 1997Publisher:Dover Publications

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ISBN - 10:0486295060

ISBN - 13:9780486295060

Appropriate for ages: 11

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A story of a war with extraterrestrials that destroys mankind as we know it.