Posts Tagged ‘War of the Worlds’

Written in 1898, War of the Worlds is said to be the first book detailing a  fictional contact between humans and aliens. It is narrated by a nameless journalist in Woking, with an insert of his brother’s experience as he flees England.

If you’ve seen the movie, it’s actually pretty close to the book, except the massive amount of difference in late 19th century British culture and late 20th century American culture. (more…)


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