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War of the Worlds

By Herbert George Wells

“The daring conception upon which this story hinges is not a mere bit of invention. The War of the Worlds is, as Mr. Wells has himself said of it, “the story of possibility, a piece of realism.” Whether or not we agree with the author as to this, there is no denying the strange air of reality with which he has contrived to invest this astonishing narrative of the invasion of Earth by the inhabitants of Mars.

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  • ISBN: 9780980921014
  • Dimensions: 6.0 x 9.0
  • Page count: 148
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  • ISBN: 9781926606903
  • Dimensions: 6.0 x 9.0
  • Page count: 152
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  • Attacking soldiers
  • They wrecked the railways
  • The coming of the Martians
  • The Earth under the Martians

The Author

Herbert George Wells

Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) was an English author, best known for his work in the science fiction genre. He was also a prolific writer in many genres, including contemporary novels, history, politics and social commentary. Together with Jules Verne, Wells has been referred to as "The Father of Science Fiction". Wells was an outspoken socialist and very sympathetic to technocracy and pacifist views, although he supported the First World War once it was under way, and his later works became increasingly political and didactic.