The War of the Worlds (Hardcover)

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The War of the Worlds (Hardcover)


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This handsome gift edition presents H. G. Well's classic work of science fiction, The War of the Worlds, featuring a luxurious, silver-embossed cover design, gilded page edges and patterned endpapers.

In this thrilling tale of alien invasion, H. G. Wells changed the face of the science fiction genre. Following the travails of an unnamed narrator, The War of the Worlds reveals the true terror of life under an implacable and enigmatic foe. Armed with terrifying killing machines, black smoke and Heat-Rays, the Martians arrive in London and quickly subdue the resistance put up by British forces. Faced with extraordinary odds and a world changed beyond all recognition, nothing less than the survival of the human race is at stake.

This pocket gift edition contains the classic and unabridged text, presented with a silver embossed cover design, ivory pages, beautifully designed endpapers and silver gilded page edges. Part of the Arcturus Ornate Classics series, this book makes wonderful gift for any lover of classic fiction.

ABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Ornate Classics are beautifully bound editions of iconic literary works across history. These compact, foil-embossed hardbacks are printed using deluxe ivory paper and make the perfect gift.
H. G. Wells was a prolific writer born in Kent, UK, in 1866. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature no fewer than four times. He was passionate about politics as well as literature and his output included several nonfiction pieces to go with his array of short stories and novels.

Product Details ISBN: 9781398836464
ISBN-10: 139883646X
Publisher: Sirius Entertainment
Publication Date: June 25th, 2024
Pages: 240
Language: English