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The War of the Worlds (Paperback)

The War of the Worlds Cover Image
By Edibooks (Editor), H. G. Wells
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The narrative opens in an astronomical observatory at Ottershaw where explosions are seen on the surface of the planet Mars, creating much interest in the scientific community. Later a "meteor" lands on Horsell Common, near the unnamed narrator's home in Woking, Surrey. He is among the first to discover that the object is an artificial cylinder that opens, disgorging Martians who are "big" and "greyish" with "oily brown skin," "the size, perhaps, of a bear," each with "two large dark-coloured eyes," and lipless "V-shaped mouths" which drip saliva and are surrounded by two "Gorgon groups of tentacles.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781533045720
ISBN-10: 1533045720
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2016
Pages: 174
Language: English