The War of the Worlds

eAudio - unabridged
(6.22 hours)
Product Number: OB34234
Released: 05 Feb, 2019
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
ISBN: #9781974925735
Narrator(s): Simon Prebble
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Description

A shooting star seen in the skies over Victorian England heralds an alien invasion. The Martians, in need of resources, have been shot from Mars via a huge space gun and have landed in Southern England, where they quickly overwhelm its inhabitants. As the battle for Earth begins, our unnamed narrator struggles to return to his wife amidst the fighting and devastation. One of the most widely-read and influential science-fiction novels, The War of the Worlds touches on interplanetary travel, evolutionary theory, British imperialism, and the fears and prejudices of Victorian times. First serialized in 1897, it has been adapted many times, most famously by Orson Welles and company in the form of a prank radio news alert in 1938 that caused panic among listeners.

Author(s): H.G. Wells
Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: 05 Feb, 2019

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Author(s): H.G. Wells
Genre: Classics
Product Number WEB167684
Released: 05 Apr, 2017
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years or 36 Circs
Publisher: Vintage Digital
ISBN: #9781473546844
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Author(s): H.G. Wells
Product Number WEB189389
Released: 08 Jan, 2016
Business Term: Multiuse 75 Circ
Publisher: Horse's Mouth
ISBN: #9781785435409
eAudio
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Author(s): H.G. Wells
Product Number OB6901
Released: 04 May, 2017
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
Publisher: BBC Audio
ISBN: #9781785293580

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