The War Of The Worlds by H. G. WellsThe War Of The Worlds by H. G. Wells

The War Of The Worlds

byH. G. Wells

Paperback | December 31, 1998

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When four Martian space ships land in England, masses of people flee the cities, driven by an overwhelming fear of the alien creatures devastating weapons of death and destruction. Excellently adapted by Bob Blaisdell for youngsters, this easy-to-read version of the 19th-century science-fiction classic is enhanced with 6 original illustrations by John Green. Abridged.

About The Author

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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Title:The War Of The WorldsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.25 × 5.19 × 0.68 inPublished:December 31, 1998Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486405524

ISBN - 13:9780486405520

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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What would happen if Martians invaded England? Now you can find out by reading one of the great science fiction stories of the late 19th century, The War of the Worlds. Some 40 years after its release, Orson Welles caused widespread panic among radio audiences with his dramatic adaptation of this classic work.