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The War of the Worlds

  • Type: Book
  • 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" is published
1898/00/00 William Heinemann Publisher "The War of the Worlds" is published
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:
Art Type Book
Narrative Arts Fiction
Narrative Arts Narrative Prose
Art Type Novel

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Original Language: English



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