...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...
The War of the Worlds - The Story
Adaptations of The War of the Worlds
What Defeated the Martian Invaders?
... 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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projects. It incorporates Local history, facts and fiction, science, literature and much, much more.
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The Woking Mural - The Time of H.G. Wells (Pictures)
The War of the Worlds in Woking (Pictures Coming Soon)
USEFUL RESEARCH LINKS TO H.G WELLS AND THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
WOTW - PROJECT INVASION !
When and Why Did Wells Move to Woking?
The Life, Interests & Professions of H.G Wells
Life in Woking at the Turn of The Century
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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