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The War of the Worlds

The War of the Worlds

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by Wells, H. G., Aldiss, Brian | Fiction & related items
Published 06/12/2018 by Penguin Books Ltd (Penguin Classics) in the United Kingdom as part of the Penguin Clothbound Classics series
Hardback | 240 pages
202 x 137 x 24mm | 358g


Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality, colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design. From the planet of war they came to conquer the Earth ...

The night after a shooting star is seen streaking across the sky, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common. Fascinated and exhilarated, the local people approach the mysterious object armed with nothing more than a white flag. But when gruesome alien creatures emerge armed with all-destroying heat-rays, their rashness turns rapidly to fear. As the rays blaze towards them, it soon becomes clear they have no choice but to flee - or die.

The forces of the Earth, however, may prove harder to beat than they at first appear ...

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