Find yourself caught in the middle of an alien invasion in the late 1800s in this thrilling science fiction classic. The War of the Worlds tells the story of the martian invasion of Planet Earth. This late-nineteenth century novel plays on the mood of the period in which it was written-a world with great fears for its security and long-term stability. H.G. Wells predicts the brutal savagery of twentieth-century warfare through the lens of interplanetary conflict.

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