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War of the Worlds (97 Edition)

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One of the most famous science-fiction stories ever written, The War of the Worlds helped launch the entire genre by exploiting the concept of interplanetary travel.

First published in 1898, the novel terrified readers of the Victorian era with its account of an invasion of hostile creatures from Mars who moved across the English landscape in bizarre metal transports, using deadly heat rays to destroy buildings and annihilate all life in their path. Its power to stir the imagination was made abundantly clear when Orson Welles adapted the story for a radio drama on Halloween night in 1938 and created a national panic.

Despite readers' increasing sophistication about space travel and interplanetary invaders, The War of the Worlds remains a riveting reading experience. Its narrative energy, intensity, and striking originality remain undiminished, ready to thrill a new generation of readers with old-fashioned storytelling power.

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Imaginative, highly readable account of hostile invaders from Mars who use deadly heat rays to decimate all life in their path. Energetic, intense, and strikingly original.

Synopsis:

Imaginative, highly readable account of hostile invaders from Mars who use deadly heat rays to decimate all life in their path. Energetic, intense, and strikingly original.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486295060
Author:
Wells, H. G.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Wells, H. G.
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
Mineola, N.Y. :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
War stories
Subject:
Imaginary wars and battles
Subject:
Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction.
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
Nr. 1853
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.31 b
Age Level:
from 11

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Imaginative, highly readable account of hostile invaders from Mars who use deadly heat rays to decimate all life in their path. Energetic, intense, and strikingly original.

"Synopsis" by ,
Imaginative, highly readable 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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