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The War of the Worlds

        This Week’s Winner is H.G. Wells Classic The War of the Worlds performed by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theater on the air.  This show was originally aired on Halloween night, 1938 and boy...

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First edition of HG Wells’ ‘The War of the Worlds’ doubles estimate at £11,000

Martians land in Surrey and terrorise much of southern England in tripedal war-machines equipped with death-rays before finally succumbing to terrestrial bacteria. That, put very simply, is the story line of HG Wells’ 1898 novel, ‘The War of the Worlds’, an apocalyptic vision that retains an iconic place in the realms of science fiction. The […]