Reviews

  • A true classic that has pointed the way not just for science-fiction writers, but for how we as a civilisation might think of ourselves

    Guardian
  • The War of the Worlds remains the barometer by which all extra-terrestrial invasions are measured, from V to Independence Day to Arrival

    Irish Times
  • The classic tale of alien invasion, and still the best

    The Times
  • Wells occupies an honoured place in science fiction

    Kingsley Amis
  • A born story-teller

    J.B. Priestly
  • Wells is the Shakespeare of science fiction

    Brian Aldiss