The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel written by H. G. Wells, first serialized in 1897. The book’s first appearance in hardcover was in 1898 from publisher William Heinemann of London. The audiobook is one of the earliest stories to detail a conflict between mankind and an extraterrestrial race. The book is the first-person narrative of both an unnamed protagonist in Surrey and of his younger brother in London as southern England is invaded by Martians. The novel is one of the most commented-on works in the science fiction canon.
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