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War of the Worlds
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Metacom
Publication date June 1, 1987
Binding Cassette/Spoken Word
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780886766092
ISBN-10 0886766095
Dimensions 0.75 by 4.50 by 6.75 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
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Original list price $5.98
Other format details audio
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: H.G. Wells's science fiction classic, the first novel to explore the possibilities of intelligent life from other planets, it still startling and vivid nearly after a century after its appearance, and a half-century after Orson Wells's infamous 1938 radio adaptation. The daring portrayal of aliens landing on English soil, with its themes of interplanetary imperialism, technological holocaust and chaos, is central to the career of H.G. Wells, who died at the dawn of the atomic age. The survival of mankind in the face of "vast and cool and unsympathetic" scientific powers spinning out of control was a crucial theme throughout his work. Visionary, shocking and chilling, The War Of The Worlds has lost none of its impact since its first publication in 1898. --This text refers to the paperback edition of this title

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