“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 …”
So begins The War of the Worlds, the novel that made H. G. Wells famous and has enthralled and terrified for almost one hundred years. Ten huge and tireless creatures land in England and, using their deadly rays and crushing strength, threaten the very existence of humankind. Wells’ classic is not just groundbreaking science fiction; it is a shocking social parable about man’s inhumanity to man. Download and start listening now!