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Published: 10 October 2017

240 Pages | 2 maps

7.7 x 5.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198702641

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The War of the Worlds

H. G. Wells
Edited by Darryl Jones

Oxford World's Classics

  • The War of the Worlds is the most important and influential invasion narrative ever written, as well as being one of the tiny handful of the most important scientific romances ever written
  • Includes a lively and accessible introduction by a leading scholar of late Victorian popular fiction
  • Includes an up-to-date bibliography, chronology, and notes to provide addional contextual interest
  • This edition uses the first-edition English texts
  • Fully annotated, with meticulous attention to the novel's use of geographical locations in and around London