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A stunning clothbound edition of Wells' science-fiction classic.

Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by the award-winning Coralie Bickford-Smith, these delectable and collectible editions are bound in high-quality, colourful, tactile cloth with foil stamped into the design.

From the planet of war they came to conquer the Earth . . .

The night after a shooting star is seen streaking across the sky, a cylinder is discovered on Horsell Common. Fascinated and exhilarated, the local people approach the mysterious object armed with nothing more than a white flag. But when gruesome alien creatures emerge armed with all-destroying heat-rays, their rashness turns rapidly to fear. As the rays blaze towards them, it soon becomes clear they have no choice but to flee - or die.

The forces of the Earth, however, may prove harder to beat than they at first appear . . .

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  • Hardback

    9780241382707

    December 6, 2018

    Penguin Classics

    240 pages

    RRP $35.00

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  • Paperback

    9780525564164

    November 15, 2018

    Vintage USA

    224 pages

    RRP $13.99

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  • Paperback

    9781784872113

    March 20, 2017

    Vintage Classics

    208 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780553213386

    July 1, 2003

    Bantam US

    RRP $9.99

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  • EBook

    9781473546844

    January 5, 2017

    Vintage Digital

    208 pages

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