The War of the Worlds Paperback / softback
by H. G. Wells
The Penguin English Library Edition of The War of the Worlds by H.
G. Wells'Death!' I shouted. 'Death is coming! Death!'In this pioneering, shocking and nightmarish tale, naive suburban Londoners investigate a strange cylinder from space, but are instantly incinerated by an all-destroying heat-ray.
Soon, gigantic killing machines that chase and feed on human prey are threatening the whole of humanity.
A pioneering work of alien invasion fiction, The War of the World's journalistic style contrasts disturbingly with its horrifying visions of the human race under siege. The Penguin English Library - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 208 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 24/04/2012
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141199047
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