The war of the worlds

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Introduction by Arthur C. Clarke Commentary by Jules Verne and an anonymous reviewer from The Critic "No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own." Thus begins one of the most terrifying and morally prescient science fiction novels ever penned. Beginning with a series of strange flashes in the distant night sky, the Martian attack initially causes little concern on Earth. Then the destruction erupts--ten massive aliens roam England and destroy with heat rays everything in their path. Very soon humankind finds itself on the brink of extinction. H. G. Wells raises questions of mortality, man's place in nature, and the evil lurking in the technological future--questions that remain urgently relevant in the twenty-first century. Includes a Modern Library Reading Group Guide
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9780822493457
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title_display The war of the worlds
title_full The War of the Worlds, The War of the Worlds [eBook] Wells, H.G.., The War of the Worlds [electronic resource] Wells, H.G.., The war of the worlds / H.G. Wells ; illustrated by Scott McKowen, The war of the worlds / by H.G. Wells ; adapted by Mary Ann Evans ; illustrated by Paul Wenzel, The war of the worlds [ABLE materials] / H.G. Wells ; abridged and adapted by Janice Greene ; illustrated by Carol Stutz, The war of the worlds [classic] / by H. G. Wells, The war of the worlds [sound recording] / by H.G. Wells
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