The war of the worlds / H.G. Wells ; illustrated by Edward Gorey.
Contributor(s): Gorey, Edward.Material type: BookSeries: New York Review Books classics: Publisher: New York : [Berkeley, Calif.] : New York Review Books ; Distributed by Publishers Group West, , c1960Description: 251 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.ISBN: 1590171586 (alk. paper); 9781590171585 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction | Mars (Planet) -- Fiction | Space warfare -- FictionGenre/Form: Science fiction. | War stories.DDC classification: 823/.912 Online resources: Table of contents only | Publisher description
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Book 1: The coming of the Martians. The eve of the war -- The falling star -- On Horsell Common -- The cylinder opens -- The heat-ray -- The heat-ray in Chobham Road -- How I reached home -- Friday night -- The fighting begins -- In the storm -- At the window -- What I saw of the destruction of Weybridge and Shepperton -- How I fell in with the curate -- In London -- What had happened in Surrey -- The exodus from London -- The "Thunder Child" -- Book 2: The Earth under the Martians. Under foot -- What we saw from the ruined house -- The days of imprisonment -- The death of the curate -- The stillness -- The work of fifteen days -- The man on Putney Hill -- Dead London -- Wreckage -- The epilogue.