The War of the Worlds
A thrilling science-fiction classic, with an introduction by Orson Scott Card.
Thirty-five million miles into space, a species of Martians sets eyes on planet Earth. With their own planet doomed for destruction, the Martians prepare to invade. Their weapons are ready and their aim is ruthless.
The war of the worlds is about to begin.
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A war like nothing Earth has ever experienced. When it ends, if it ends, Earth will never be the same.
It all starts when the first cylinder touching down on Earth with the first two Martians inside it. The narrator of the book, a writer, becomes involved in the destruction of Earth. The book follows his experience trying to escape the Martians genocide. In the book, it also describes the narrators brother as he's on the run from the Martians killing spree.The narrator and his brother picks up companions, such as a curate, an artilleryman, and some others, who can make the reader become attached to them, as he is avoiding the Martians.Even though the narrator fears the Martians, he still curious by the Martians unique way of doing things and the way they look.
It all takes place in the area of London,England, during the 1890's.
The authors purpose for writing the book is show the experience of how a man would act if Martians were to invade Earth. My favorite chapter is the ending though I am not to spoil it because I believe you should read it. If your a fan of science fiction then you'll like this book. Another thing i liked about the book is the descriptive writing. The author is able to describe the settings and characters with such great details it feels as if your in the book.
Other books you could read by H.G Wells if you like this book are "The Invisible Man" and "The Time Machine" because these books are also science fiction
The book will keep you guessing until the end.It is a really great book.