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A metallic cylinder falls to earth, touchdown within the sands of Horsell Frequent, Surrey, producing curiosity and awe. However what’s inside quickly induces solely terror. The story that unfolds is a breathless first-person account of an inconceivable actuality: an extraterrestrial struggle has been waged on the planet.
In a twist on cautionary turn-of-the-century invasion literature, H. G. Wells posits the Martian assault as an insurmountable apocalyptic occasion. The primary of its form and a foundational work, The Conflict of the Worlds impressed a radio broadcast, tv reveals, graphic novels, and numerous movies; roused the creativeness and stirred anxieties; and altered the panorama of science fiction for generations.
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Revised version: Beforehand printed as The Conflict of the Worlds, this version of The Conflict of the Worlds (AmazonClassics Version) contains editorial revisions.