Publisher description for The war of the worlds / H.G. Wells.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog

Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding.

Imaginative, highly readable novel that helped launch the science-fiction genre exploits the concept of interplanetary travel with its gripping account of hostile invaders from Mars who use deadly heat rays to decimate all life in their path. Energetic, intense and strikingly original.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Mars (Planet) Fiction, Imaginary wars and battles Fiction