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The War of the Worlds

Narrated by: Michael Scott
Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
4 out of 5 stars (19 ratings)

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This story begins at an observatory in England where the narrator witnesses explosions on Mars. This event is followed by what is thought to be a meteor landing not far from the observatory. Once the narrator travels to the spot of the meteor landing he discovers it is actually a cylinder and the cylinder contains Martians. The story chronicles the Martian attacks throughout many parts of England, even devastating London and the narrator escapes with many chilling and near death adventures.

©2018 H.G. Wells (P)2018 AB Books

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  • Martin Evans
  • 10-07-18

WHY!!!

Why have they got to ruin a classic novel with an American narrator. Ahrrrr annoying

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  • Annette Livingstone
  • 05-22-19

Amazing story - ahead of its time

After hearing Jeff Wayne's musical version and seeing the 1953 and 2005 films I was keen to read to book - the story was so much better than the film
The only bad thing was the American narrators UK place name pronunciations, it was quite distracting at times.