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...It presents itself as a factual account of a Martian invasion starting with the landing of a space craft at the near by Horsell Sand pits
"A cylinder with a  diameter of about thirty yards"  The story unfolds and is narrated by a middle-class scientific journalist with characteristics similar to Wells's at the time of writing.

H.G Well's
The War of the Words has gripped the imagination of the young and old alike since it's first publication in 1898.
Wells was an established writer when he married his second wife, Catherine Robbins & moved with her to the town of Woking.
Here he spent his mornings walking or cycling in the surrounding countryside, and his afternoons writing. The original idea for

The War of the Worlds came from his brother,  during one of these walks, pondering on what it might be like if alien beings were
to suddenly descend on the scene and start attacking its inhabitants.

Today Woking has expanded into a sprawling commuter town and is hardly recognisable to the small town H.G wells Knew.
But one thing has not changed...       
H.G Wells - The Author of The War of the Worlds
The War of the Worlds - The Story
The War of the Worlds - Local landmarks in and Around Woking
H.G. Wells, Woking and The War of the Worlds
Adaptations of The War of the Worlds
Mars - The Red Planet
Horsell Common & The Sand Pits
What Defeated the Martian Invaders?
Local Landmarks of The War of the Worlds in Woking (Pictures)
H.G. Wells - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
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Woking - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
Local Sights in Woking - Woking Borough Council
Michael Condron - Sculptor & Creator of the Woking Martian
History of Woking 1800 Onwards - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
 ... Woking is still the home of The War of the Worlds !
War of the Worlds has never been out of print !...
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British Army during the Victorian Era - Wikipedia Free Encyclopedia Page
Astronomy at the Time of H.G Wells
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Horsell Common Sand Pits
Martian Tripod Sculpture - Woking
Home of H.G Wells - Woking -1890's
Birth Place of H.G Wells - High St Bromely
H.G. Wells Conference Centre - Woking
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Victoria Subway Mural - Woking
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Who Was H.G Wells?
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The Life, Interests & Professions of H.G Wells
Life in Woking at the Turn of The Century
Other Works by H.G Wells
What Inspired Wells to Write The War of the Worlds
How Wells' Life compared to the Character's in the book
The British Army and National Security in 1900
Our Knowledge of Mars & Astronomy - Then & Now
Travel in the Early 1900's - National & International
The Importance of Newspapers in 1900
Bacteria & The Immune System
Mythology & Mars, and Why it Wanted War With Earth?
Could this Really Ever Happen?
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