The War of the Worlds tells the story of Earth being invaded by Martians. Told through the eyes of an unnamed protagonist, the narrative follows the invasion from the moment the aliens land on Earth through a lengthy military conflict between humans and Martians. Published near the end of the nineteenth century, The War of the Worlds is an early science fiction novel that touches on themes of natural selection, imperialism, and religion.

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