The War of the Worlds (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

The War of the Worlds (Barnes & Noble Classics Series)

H. G. Wells

On October 30, 1938, Orson Welles terrified American radio listeners by way of describing a Martian invasion of Earth in a printed that turned mythical. 40 years prior, H. G. Wells had first penned the tale: The warfare of the Worlds, a science-fiction vintage that endures in our collective unconscious.

Deeply inquisitive about the welfare of latest society, Wells wrote his novel of interplanetary clash in anticipation of struggle in Europe, and in it he expected the technological savagery of 20th century struggle. enjoying expertly on world wide safety fears, The struggle of the Worlds grips readers with its conviction that invasion can ensue every time, anywhere—even in our personal yard.

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