War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells

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When four Martian space ships land in England, masses of people flee the cities, driven by an overwhelming fear of the alien creatures devastating weapons of death and destruction. Excellently adapted by Bob Blaisdell for youngsters, this easy-to-read version of the 19th-century science-fiction classic is enhanced with 6 original illustrations by John Green. Abridged.

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The 387th greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 19th on The Telegraph’s 100 Novels Everyone Should Read (Telegraph)
  2. - 56th on Le Monde's 100 Books of the Century (Le Monde)
  3. - 85th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  4. - Great Books (The Learning Channel)
  5. - Recommended Books (Academy of Achievement)
  6. - 50 Books to Read Before You Die (Barnes and Noble)

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