The War of the WorldsLarge Print - 2017
One summer night, a falling star crosses the sky, describing a line of flame high in the atmosphere and leaving a glowing greenish streak in its wake. Early next morning, a huge cylinder is found half-buried on Horsell Common, hot from its journey through space. Under the eyes of a curious crowd, the cylinder's end begins to unscrew itself - and the tentacular creature within emerges... Earth is being invaded by Mars. Against the human tide of panic and chaos, resistance and defiance, the Martians, equipped with colossal tripod fighting-machines and lethal Heat-Rays, advance - inexorable, pitiless, and seemingly unstoppable...
Publisher: Leicester :, Ulverscroft,, ©2017.
Branch Call Number: LPE SCIENCE FICTION WEL
Characteristics: 1 volume (large print)
From Library Staff
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