November 5, 2018 | Comments
The War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells The suburbs of north London are an unlikely spot from which to witness the total breakdown of society, and yet in 1897-8 that is what happened—at least in the imagination of H.G. Wells. In The War of the Worlds Martians lands in Woking, and then make their way remorselessly towards the capital, wreaking chaos, death, and destruction.