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The War of the Worlds (Great Illustrated Classics) (edition 2000)

by H. G. Wells (Author)

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As life on Mars becomes impossible, Martians and their terrifying machines invade the earth.
Title:The War of the Worlds (Great Illustrated Classics)
Authors:H. G. Wells (Author)
Info:Baronet Books (2000)
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Tags:H.G. Wells, The War of the Worlds, Great Illustrated Classics, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

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Illustrated Classics: The War of the Worlds by Malvina G. Vogel


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I much preferred The Time Machine over War of the Worlds. ( )
  VhartPowers | Dec 27, 2018 |
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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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Vogel, Malvina G.primary authorall editionsconfirmed
Vogel, Malvina GEditormain authorall editionsconfirmed
Wells, H. G.secondary 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 the Moby Illustrated Classic adaptation of The War of the Worlds, not the original book.
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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