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H.G. Wells in H.G. Wells and the War of the Worlds

H.G. Wells and the War of the Worlds: A Documentary

2005 NR

H.G. Wells's sci-fi novel &NFi;The War of the Worlds&NFi_;, in which mankind is locked in a desperate struggle against an alien race intent on conquering humanity, continues to influence contemporary literature and pop culture. This documentary offers insight into the author whose writings challenged the strict Victorian conventions of the day and reveals the politics and sexual views that shaped the creation of Wells's undisputed classic.