The War of the Worlds (Version 4)

H. G. WELLS (1866 - 1946)

The War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H. G. Wells, first serialized in 1897 by Pearson's Magazine in the UK and by Cosmopolitan magazine in the US. The novel's first appearance in hardcover was in 1898 from publisher William Heinemann of London. Written between 1895 and 1897, it is one of the earliest stories to detail a conflict between mankind and an extraterrestrial race. The novel 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. - Summary by Wikipedia

Genre(s): Fantastic Fiction, Science Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 The Eve of the War johnnyenglish
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Play 02 The Falling Star johnnyenglish
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Play 03 On Horsell Common johnnyenglish
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Play 04 The Cylinder Opens johnnyenglish
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Play 05 The Heat-Ray johnnyenglish
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Play 06 The Heat-Ray in the Chobham Road johnnyenglish
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Play 07 How I Reached Home johnnyenglish
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Play 08 Friday Night johnnyenglish
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Play 09 The Fighting Begins johnnyenglish
00:12:01
Play 10 In the Storm johnnyenglish
00:13:33
Play 11 At the Window johnnyenglish
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Play 12 What I Saw of the Destruction of Weybridge and Shepperton johnnyenglish
00:22:14
Play 13 How I Fell in with the Curate johnnyenglish
00:11:06
Play 14 In London johnnyenglish
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Play 15 What had Happened in Surrey johnnyenglish
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Play 16 The Exodus from London johnnyenglish
00:23:03
Play 17 The Thunder Child johnnyenglish
00:19:18
Play 18 Under Foot johnnyenglish
00:14:10
Play 19 What We saw from the Ruined House johnnyenglish
00:19:00
Play 20 The Days of Imprisonment johnnyenglish
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Play 21 The Death of the Curate johnnyenglish
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Play 22 The Stillness johnnyenglish
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Play 23 The Work of Fifteen Days johnnyenglish
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Play 24 The Man on Putney Hill johnnyenglish
00:30:01
Play 25 Dead London johnnyenglish
00:18:51
Play 26 Wreckage johnnyenglish
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Play 27 The Epilogue johnnyenglish
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