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The War of the Worlds (book)

  • Type: Novel
  • Length: 192 pages

Man had not yet learned to fly when HG Wells conceived this story of a Martian attack on England. Giant cylinders crash to Earth, disgorging huge, unearthly creatures armed with heat-rays and fighting machines. Amid the boundless destruction they cause, it looks as if the end of the world has come.

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Y/M/D Association Description Place Locale Food Event
1898/00/00 H G Wells Author "The War of the Worlds" By H G Wells arrives on Earth.
1898/00/00 William Heinemann Publisher "The War of the Worlds" By H G Wells arrives on Earth.
1938/10/30 Orson Welles Actor, Director Orson Welles' The Mercury Theatre dramatizes of H G Wells' "The War of the Worlds" on Halloween night. Thousands of frightened listeners called their locale police stations to find out if the world was actually being invaded by Martians.

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Particulars for The War of the Worlds (book):
Definition Aperture an opening, hole or gap.
Art Type Book a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.
Celestial Life Extraterrestrial Visitor life form from a place outside the planet Earth
Narrative Arts Fiction prose literature, especially short stories and novels, that describes imaginary events and people
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose ordinary written language which tells a story
Art Type Novel long form fiction narrative that is at least 40,000 words in length
Motif War

Original Language: English

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