|By (author):||Baxter, Stephen|
|Subject:||FICTION / Alternative History|
|FICTION / General|
|FICTION / Science Fiction / Action & Adventure|
|FICTION / Science Fiction / Alien Contact|
|Size:||9.25in x 6.12in|
|From The Publisher*||A sequel to the H.G. Wells classic THE WAR OF THE WORLDS, brilliantly realized by award-winning SF author and Wells expert Stephen Baxter|
It has been 14 years since the Martians invaded England. The world has moved on, always watching the skies but content that we know how to defeat the Martian menace. Machinery looted from the abandoned capsules and war-machines has led to technological leaps forward. The Martians are vulnerable to earth germs. The Army is prepared.
So when the signs of launches on Mars are seen, there seems little reason to worry. Unless you listen to one man, Walter Jenkins, the narrator of Wells' book. He is sure that the Martians have learned, adapted, understood their defeat.
He is right.
Thrust into the chaos of a new invasion, a journalist - sister-in-law to Walter Jenkins - must survive, escape and report on the war.
The Massacre of Mankind has begun.
|Biographical Note||STEPHEN BAXTER is one of the UK's most acclaimed writers of science fiction. His many books include the Long Earth novels (written with Terry Pratchett), the Time's Odyssey novels (written with Arthur C. Clarke), the epic, far-future novels Proxima and Ultima, and Time Ships, a sequel to H. G. Wells's The Time Machine. His work has received the Locus Award, the Philip K Dick Award, The British Science Fiction Award, and the John W. Campbell Award, and has been nominated numerous times for the Clarke and Hugo Awards. He lives in Northumberland.|