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The War of the Worlds (SF Masterworks)

4.4 out of 5 stars 3,822 ratings
Book 1 of 1: The War of the Worlds


"The Fifth Doll" by Charlie N. Holmberg
The Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Paper Magician Series transports readers to a darkly whimsical world where strange magic threatens a quiet village. | Learn more
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"Wells' scientific romances were works of art with unique relevance for our times."  —Arthur C. Clarke

About the Author

H. G. Wells (1866–1946) is regarded as one of the all-time greatest authors of science fiction. Adam Roberts is a novelist whose titles include By Light AloneThe Dragon with the Girl TattooGradisil, I Am Scrooge, Jack Glass, New Model ArmySalt, Swiftly, and Yellow Blue Tibia. His work has been nominated for the Arthur C. Clarke Award and the Philip K. Dick Award.

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  • Item Weight : 9.6 ounces
  • Hardcover : 190 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0575115351
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0575115354
  • Product Dimensions : 5 x 0.8 x 8 inches
  • Publisher : Gollancz; Reprint edition (September 1, 2013)
  • Language: : English
  • Reading level : 18 and up
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5.0 out of 5 stars a masterful blend of science and fiction.
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