War of the Worlds

War of the Worlds

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The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells. It first appeared in serialized form in 1897, published simultaneously in Pearson's Magazine in the UK and Cosmopolitan magazine in the US. The first appearance in book form was published in 1898. It is the first-person narrative of an unnamed protagonist in Surrey and that of his younger brother in London as Earth is invaded by Martians. Written between 1895 and 1897, it is one of the earliest stories that detail a conflict between mankind and an extraterrestrial race. The novel is one of the most commented-on works in the science fiction canon.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 12.19mm | 376.48g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1507784430
  • 9781507784433

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