War of the Worlds the Excl

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The night after a shooting star is seen streaking across the sky, a cylinder is discovered near london armed with just a white flag, the locals approach the mysterious object - only to be burned alive by heat-rays as horrific, tentacled invaders emergesoon, the whole of human civilization is under threat, as powerful martians move across the land in massive killing machines, armed with black gas and burning rays the aliens are determined to win the earth for themselves about author: about the author hg wells was born in bromley, england, the son of an unsuccessful merchant after a limited education, he was apprenticed to a dry-goods merchant, but soon found he wanted something more out of life he read widely and got a position as a student assistant in a secondary school, eventually winning a scholarship to the college of science in south kensington, where he studied biology under the british biologist and educator, thomas henry huxley after graduating, wells took several different teaching positions and began writing for magazines when his stories began to sell, he left teaching to write full time wellss first major novel, the time machine (1895), launched his career as a writer, and he began to produce a steady stream of science-fiction tales, short stories, realistic novels, and books of sociology, history, science, and biography, producing one or more books a year much of wellss work is forward-looking, peering into the future of prophesy social and scientific developments, sometimes with amazing accuracy along with french writer jules verne, wells is credited with popularizing science fiction, and such novels as the time machine and the war of the worlds (1898) are still widely read many of wellss stories are based on his own experiences the history of mr polly (1910) draws on the life of wellss father kipps (1905) uses wellss experience as an apprentice, and love and mr lewisham (1900) draws on wellss experiences as a school teacher w

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