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The War of the Worlds Book ß 192 pages Download ✓ H.g. wells ì When an army of invading Martians lands in England panic and terror seize the population As the aliens traverse the country in huge three legged machines incinerating all in their path with a heat ray and spreading noxious toxic gases the peWhen an army of invading Martians lands in England panic and terror seize the population As the aliens traverse the country in huge three legged machines incinerating all in their path with a heat ray and spreading noxi I didn't listen to the novel novel but I listened to a radio adaptation performed by some fan favorite cast members of Star Trek Leonard Nimoy is amazingIt was cool as hellAnd hilariousBecause it doesn't really have a Big Battle or anything that humanity has to do to overcome these invaders They just show up and we watch in horror as they thoroughly hand us our assesEventually they justdie off because regardless of their superior intelligence firepower they didn't get their shots before they landed on EarthSoBasically humans were saved because Mars was full of anti vaxxers And if it happened on Mars who's to say it can't happen here? Perhaps the true moral of the story is that by unlocking space travel we can rid ourselves of some of our less desirable brethren by letting them roam around the universe unchecked?I like to think that this story had a happy ending for than just the Earthlings An LA Theatre Works full cast performance featuring John de Lancie Meagan Fay Jerry Hardin Gates McFadden Leonard Nimoy Daryl Schultz Armin Shimerman Brent Spiner Tom Virtue and Wil Wheaton

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Ous toxic gases the people of the Earth must come to terms with the prospect of the end of human civilization and the beginning of Martian ruleInspiring films radio dramas comic book adaptations television series and se “No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and studied perhaps almost as narrowly as a man with a microscope might scrutinise the transient creatures that swarm and multiply in a drop of water”A beautiful opening to the book but I must say the Martians did a very poor job of scrutinising us human chappies and our little blue planet considering what transpires later Ah but I must not spoil the book even though I imagine most people reading this review all three of them already know how it ends Which brings me to my next point if you know the story of The War of The Worlds uite well already but have not actually read the book I urge you to read it especially if you are a science fiction fan I don't think there are many books in the pantheon of sci fi as important as this one This is the book that launched the alien invasion sci fi trope and even manages to remain one of the best examples of itHG Wells was literally light years ahead of his time the mind boggles to think what he was able to conceive in the 19th century; alien invasion time travel genetic engineering all these when TV sets are still decades in the future If historical importance is not much of an inducement for you and you are just looking for a thumping good read Mr Wells is also at your service here The War of The Worlds is often thrilling skillfully structured and narrated with some unexpected moments of philosophising and surreal dialogue I generally find that Wells wrote much better prose than most of today’s SF authors doHe even included some element of hard sf into his novels here is an example from this book “It is still a matter of wonder how the Martians are able to slay men so swiftly and so silently Many think that in some way they are able to generate an intense heat in a chamber of practically absolute non conductivity This intense heat they project in a parallel beam against any object they choose by means of a polished parabolic mirror of unknown composition much as the parabolic mirror of a lighthouse projects a beam of light”Yes you may already have a fairly good idea of The War of The Worlds’ beginning middle and end without ever reading the book but you would miss Wells’ marvelously immersive and visual storytelling and the subtexts embedded in the original texts The scene of naval battle between the military’s ironclads and the Martian tripods is vividly depicted and should please fans of military sf and general badassery The slightly surreal chapter involving the artilleryman is a particularly interesting depiction of people who always seem to be brimming with ideas plans and suggestions but never actually do anythingThe story of The War of The Worlds is so potent that Orson Welles’ 1938 War of the Worlds 1938 radio broadcast “became famous for causing mass panic although the extent of this panic is debated” Still even moderate panic is an amazing achievement for a radio dramaThis book has of course been adapted into movies several times Unfortunately a straight adaptation complete with the Victorian setting does not seem to have been made The most recent adaptation being the 2005 Spielberg directed movie with Tom Cruise being the usual Cruisian hero dodging Martian heat rays like nobody's businessFor this reread I went with the free Librivox audiobook version very well read by Rebecca DittmanI hope to eventually read all of Wells’ sci fi and perhaps his mainstream books also Anyway never dismiss HG Wells' sci fi as old hat because he invented the hat and it is still superior to most of today's headgear I have a bee in my bonnet about today's freuent and incorrect overuse of literallyA uick note about the endingview spoilerThe ending is the mother of all Deus Ex Machina I suppose Wells may have written himself into a corner a bit here as Victorian Brits are never going to be much of a challenge for giant tripod riding aliens armed with heat rays and weird smoke guns hide spoiler

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The War of the WorldsUelsThe War of the Worlds is a prototypical work of science fiction which has influenced every alien story that has come since and is unsurpassed in its ability to thrill well over a century since it was first published The War of the Worlds HG Wells Arthur C Clarke IntroductionYet across the gulf of space minds that are to our minds as ours are to those of the beasts that perish intellects vast and cool and unsympathetic regarded this earth with envious eyes and slowly and surely drew their plans against us — H G Wells 1898 The War of the WorldsThe War of the Worlds is a science fiction novel by English author H G Wells first serialized in 1897 The War of the Worlds was one of the first and greatest works of science fiction ever to be written Even long before man had learned to fly HG Wells wrote this story of the Martian attack on England The plot has been related to invasion literature of the time The novel has been variously interpreted as a commentary on evolutionary theory British imperialism and generally Victorian superstitions fears and prejudices Wells said that the plot arose from a discussion with his brother Frank about the catastrophic impact of the British on indigenous Tasmanians What would happen he wondered if Martians did to Britain what the British had done to the Tasmanians? The Tasmanians however lacked the lethal pathogens to defeat their invaders عنوانها ج‍ن‍گ‌ ج‍ه‍ان‌ه‍ا؛ جنگ دنیاها؛ نویسنده جرج هربرت اچ‌ج‍ی ول‍ز‏‫؛ تاریخ نخستین خوانش سال 1999 میلادیعنوان ج‍ن‍گ‌ ج‍ه‍ان‌ه‍ا؛ نویسنده اچ‌ ج‍ی ول‍ز‏‫؛ مت‍رج‍م ع‍ل‍ی‌ ف‍اطم‍ی‍ان‌؛ ت‍ه‍ران‌ وزارت فرهنگ وارشاد اسلامی، سازمان چاپ وانتشارات، نشر چشم انداز‏‫، 1377؛ در 254ص؛ مصور، شابک 9644220749؛ خلاصه شده از نسخه اصلی؛ چاپ دیگر 1379؛ موضوع داستانهای نویسندگان بریتانیایی سده 19معنوان جنگ دنیاها؛ نویسنده اچ‌جی ولز؛ مترجم گروه ترجمه انتشارات آریانگار؛ تهران آریانگار، ‏‫1389؛ ‬در 64ص، رنگی؛ شابک 9786009214389؛عنوان جنگ دنیاها؛ نویسنده جرج هربرت ولز؛ مترجم سیدرضا مرتضوی؛ تهران آفرینگان‏‫، 1394؛ در 64ص؛ شابک 9786006753935؛عنوان جنگ دنیاها؛ نویسنده اچجی ولز؛ مترجم میرپویا حسینی‌اصل‌اسکویی؛ تهران انتشارات قافیه‏‫، ‏‫1397؛ در 64ص؛ شابک 9786226605496؛جنگ دنیاها عنوان رمانی علمی تخیلی ست، که «اچ جی ولز» نویسنده ی انگلیسی، در سال 1898میلادی نگاشته و منتشر کرده است؛ این رمان شرح تجربیات یک راوی گمنام است، که در حومه ی شهر لندن، شاهد هجوم موجودات بیگانه‌ ای از «مریخ» می‌شود؛ «جنگ دنیاها»، یکی از نخستین رمان‌هایی است، که ستیز بین نژاد بشر، و موجودات ماورایی را، با واژه هایش به تصویر می‌کشد؛ با الهام از این رمان، کتابهای مصور، مجموعه‌ های تلویزیونی، و فیلم‌های سینمایی بسیاری ساخته شده است؛ «استیون اسپیلبرگ» نیز، در سال 2005میلادی، با اقتباس از این کتاب، فیلمی با شرکت «تام کروز» را کارگردانی کردند؛ لندن، سالهای پایانی سده ی نوزدهم میلادی مدتی است برجستگیها و انفجارهایی در سطح سیاره‌‌ ی مریخ، به چشم می‌خورد؛ چند دانشمند در رصدخانه های گوناگون، متوجه این پدیده ‌ی شگفت انگیز شده اند؛ آیا روی این سیاره، موجودات هوشمندی زندگی می‌کنند؟ کسی پاسخی برای این پرسش ندارد، تا اینکه شیئی به زمین اصابت می‌کند؛ نخست به نظر می‌رسد، این شیء شهاب سنگ باشد، اما شهاب سنگی در کار نیست؛ جنگ دنیاها، نوشته‌ ی ه«ربرت جورج ولز»، یکی از نخستین آثاری است، که ستیز انسان و موجودات فضایی را بازگو میکند؛ این اثر خواندنی و هیجان انگیز از آن روز انتشار الهامبخش نویسندگان بسیاری بوده است؛ «موجودات مریخی به سبب استفاده ی بسیار از هوش خود، تنها مغزی بزرگ و دهانی از آنان باقی مانده است، و با آشامیدن خون انسان نیرو میگیرند؛ در مقابل اما دستاوردهای فنون و آلات جنگی آنان چندین برابر بزرگ‌تر از ماشین جنگی انگلستان است؛ و مردم در برابر آن زبون و هراسان هستند، و جز تن دادن به مرگ راه چاره‌ ی دیگری ندارند؛ اندیشه ی نوشتن رمان جنگ جهان‌ها زمانی برای نویسنده پدید آمد، که استعمارگران اروپائی، با حمله به جزیره تاسمانی در نزدیکی استرالیا، مردم بیگناه و بومی آن جزیره را میکشتند؛ نویسنده با برادرش فرانک، درباره ی این جنگ گفتگو میکرد که برادرش گفت «فرض کن که موجودات سیاره‌ ای دیگر از آسمان فرود آیند و سراسر انگلستان را به تسخیر خود درآورند»؛ ا شربیانی