The War of the Worlds

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Courier Corporation, Dec 31, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 80 pages
When four Martian spaceships land in England, masses of people flee the cities, driven by an overwhelming fear of the alien creatures with their devastating weapons of death and destruction. Excellently adapted by Bob Blaisdell for youngsters, this easy-to-read version of the 19th-century, science-fiction classic is enhanced with 6 original illustrations by John Green. Abridged.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER PAGE 1 The Falling Star
1
The Cylinder Opens
9
Mechanical Giants
19
One Dead Martian
29
In London
39
The Curate
53
The War Is Over
69
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A pioneer of science fiction, H. G. Wells (1866-1946) wrote thrilling adventures about time travel, space exploration, alien invasion, and scientific experiments gone awry. His tales of obsession, revelation, and discovery remain compellingly readable and relevant.

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