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The War of the Worlds [adapted - Great Illustrated Classics] (1897)

by Malvina G. Vogel, Great Illustrated Classics, H. G. Wells

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Series: Great Illustrated Classics

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Originally written in 1897 by HG Wells, then adapted by Malvina Vogel and illustrated by Brendan Lynch in the 1980s this 'Great Illustrated Classics' edition of 'The War of the Worlds' is most definitely geared towards a younger audience.

This being said, it is however still an enjoyable & quick read. Brendan Lynch's 1983 illustrations now also add a rather humourous edge to the tale in that the aliens in the story somewhat resemble Rovio Entertainment's Angry Birds.

Worth a look for a light science fiction end of the world read, but probably best to pick up the original (and not the Great Illustrated Classics edition) unless buying for a child/youth. ( )
  HenriMoreaux | Apr 19, 2014 |
Worth reading, because it's a different view of world destruction.
  FieryNight | Aug 26, 2006 |
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Vogel, Malvina G.primary authorall editionsconfirmed
Great Illustrated Classicsmain authorall editionsconfirmed
Wells, H. G.main authorall editionsconfirmed
Lynch, BrendanIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

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The Great Illustrated Classics are abridged versions for young readers. Please do not combine with the major work. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Il.... Please do not confuse them with the Illustrated Classics graphic novel adaptations, which are quite different. Thank you.
This is an abridged version of The War of the Worlds.  Please do not combine with the original work.  Thank you.
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Humans battle evil aliens to save Earth and its people from certain doom when the Martians land in England.

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