The War of the Worlds Adventure Classic

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HarperCollins, May 24, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 240 pages
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Now, one of the greatest sci fi thrillers of all time in an action–packed format with snap–in–place model of a Martian craft. Just in time for the Tom Cruise/Steven Spielberg summer blockbuster!

  

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Contents

The Eve of the War
3
The Falling Star
11
On Horsell Common
16
The Cylinder Opens
20
The HeatRay
25
The HeatRay in the Chobham Road
31
f How I Reached Home
35
Friday Night
40
The Exodus from London
114
The Thunder Child
130
BOOK TWO THE EARTH UNDER THE MARTIANS
143
Underfoot
144
What We Saw from the Ruined House
154
The Days of Imprisonment
166
The Death of the Curate
173
The Stillness
179

The Fighting Begins
44
In the Storm
52
At the Window
60
What I Saw of the Destruction of Weybridge and Shepperton
68
How I Fell In with the Curate
82
In London
89
What Had Happened in Surrey
103
The Work of Fifteen Days
183
f The Man on Putney Hill
188
Dead London
208
Wreckage
219
The Epilogue
226
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Herbert George Wells's (1866-1946) career as an author was fostered by a childhood mishap. He broke his leg and spent his convalescence reading every book he could find. Wells earned a scholarship at the Norman School of Science in London. Wells's "science fiction" (although he never called it such) was influenced by his interest in biology. H. G. Wells gained fame with his first novel, The Time Machine (1895). He followed this with The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896), The Invisible Man (1897), and The War Of The Worlds (1898).

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