The War of the Worlds: Illustrated
The War of the Worlds, Illustrated, by H. G. Wells. A science fiction novel by H. G. Wells, is the first-person narrative of an unnamed protagonist adventures in London and the countryside around London as Earth is invaded by Martians. Written in 1895–97, it is one of the earliest stories that details a conflict between mankind and an extraterrestrial race. The novel is one of the most commented-on works in the science fiction canon. The War of the Worlds has two parts, The Coming of the Martians and The Earth under the Martians. It made people start to look at the sky in a whole new way-from over their shoulders. Written in a journalistic style, blending fantastic events and real-life locations and actual science of its day, Wells' novel chronicles the sudden Martian invasion of our planet Earth. "The War of the Worlds," and its realistic approach, launched a new, chilling genre of fiction and went on to inspire numerous variations and adaptations for radio, television, comics and film.
- Publication Date
- Apr 5, 2013
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- By (author): H. G. Wells