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User Review  - unclebob53703 - LibraryThing

The special effects are primitive, and occasionally laughable, and the acting varies quite a bit, but it's a solid story well told, and the message is still worth hearing. Despite its age it's still ... Read full review

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User Review  - unclebob53703 - LibraryThing

Crackerjack film of H.G. Wells story, well made and written; acting is uneven and special effects are of the period (you can see strings holding up the spaceships if you look for them.) Read full review

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User Review  - jmourgos - LibraryThing

First Impressions: An unusual falling star -- a puff of green smoke-something on the planet Mars -- and the world turns and goes about its business, unknowing in its complacency as the cold ... Read full review

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User Review  - HenriMoreaux - LibraryThing

Originally written in 1897 by HG Wells, then adapted by Malvina Vogel and illustrated by Brendan Lynch in the 1980s this 'Great Illustrated Classics' edition of 'The War of the Worlds' is most ... Read full review

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User Review  - GutierrezS99 - LibraryThing

This is an excellent book, if you know the story behind It it will be awesome to read it, because you can see the great success the author had on making it look as real as possible. Orson Wells made a ... Read full review

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Classic book! Wells had such an imagination. Way ahead of his time.

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This book is for people who are board and want to be board! It has no appropriate meaning. It is supposed to be a exiting event but the autor has turned it into a boaring book. This book is a must not read! The structure of the book is good butit is told from a first person perspective.

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War of the Worlds, alongside its scientific speculations and interpretations, packs a wallop of social commentary along the way.

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This book is pretty good. But your better off seeing the movie.

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i am only thirteen years old, and finished this book in less than four hours. it is really good.

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