The night after a shooting star is seen streaking across the sky, a cylinder is discovered near London. Armed with just a white flag, the locals approach the mysterious object – only to be burned alive by heat-rays as horrific, tentacled invaders emerge.
Soon, the whole of human civilization is under threat, as powerful Martians move across the land in massive killing machines, armed with black gas and burning rays. The aliens are determined to win the Earth for themselves.
About The Author
H.G. Wells is seen by many as the first true writer of science fiction, with books such as The Time Machine and The Island of Doctor Moreau. War of the Worlds is one of his greatest works.