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Read online The War of the Worlds - New Century Edition with DirectLink Technology.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The War of the Worlds - New Century Edition with DirectLink Technology This book has DirectLink Technology built into the formatting This means that we have made it easy for you to navigate the various chapters of this book Some other versions of this book may not have the DirectLink technology built into them We can guarantee that if you buy this version of the book it will be formatted perfectly on your Kindle by H.G. Wells

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The War of the Worlds - New Century Edition with DirectLink Technology
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H G Wells br br Scientific visionary Social prophet Master storyteller Few novelists have captivated generations of readers like H G Wells In enduring electrifying detail he takes us to dimensions of time and space that have haunted our dreams for centuries and shows us ourselves as we really are br br The time machine br br In the heart of Victorian England an inquisitve gentleman known only as the Time Traveler constructs an elaborate invention that hurtles him hundreds of thousands of years into the future There he finds himself in the violent center of the ultimate conflict between beings of light and creatures of darkness br br The war of the worlds br br Martians invade Great Britain laying waste turn of the century London This tale of conquest by superior beings with superadvanced technology is so nightmarishly real that an adaptation by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater sent hundreds of impressionable radio listeners into panicked flight forty years after the story s original publication, p Immensely popular during his lifetime b H G Wells b along with Jules Verne is credited with inventing science fiction This new volume collects Wells best loved and most critically acclaimed works In each the author grounds his fantastical imagination in scientific fact and conjecture while lacing his narrative with vibrant action not merely to tell a ripping yarn but to offer a biting critique on the world around him The strength of Mr Wells wrote Arnold Bennett lies in the fact that he is not only a scientist but a most talented student of character especially quaint character He will not only ingeniously describe for you a scientific miracle but he will set down that miracle in the midst of a country village sketching with excellent humor the inn landlady the blacksmith the chemist s apprentice the doctor and all the other persons whom the miracle affects p p p, When penniless businessman Mr Bedford retreats to the Kent coast to write a play he meets by chance the brilliant Dr Cavor an absent minded scientist on the brink of developing a material that blocks gravity Cavor soon succeeds in his experiments only to tell a stunned Bedford the invention makes possible one of the oldest dreams of humanity a journey to the moon With Bedford motivated by money and Cavor by the desire for knowledge the two embark on the expedition But neither are prepared for what they find a world of freezing nights boiling days and sinister alien life on which they may be trapped forever br br, What happens when science tampers with nature A riveting cautionary tale with disastrous results reveals the chilling answer br Hoping to create a new growth agent for food with beneficial uses to mankind two scientists find that the spread of the material is uncontrollable Giant chickens rats and insects run amok and children given the food stuffs experience incredible growth and serious illnesses Over the years people who have eaten these specially treated foods find themselves unable to fit into a society where ignorance and hypocrisy rule These giants with their extraordinary mental powers find themselves shut away from an older more traditional society Intolerance and hatred increase as the line of distinction between ordinary people and giants is drawn across communities and families br One of H G Wells lesser known works i The Food of the Gods i has been retold many times in many forms since it was first published in The gripping newly relevant tale combines fast paced entertainment with social commentary as it considers the ethics involved in genetic engineering br