The Massacre of Mankind

Author(s): 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

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The War of the Worlds, the best alien invasion novel ever written, gets a superb sequel from the man who knows Wells' work best, the author of the official sequel to The Time Machine.

'Stephen Baxter is arguably Wells's current representative on Earth.' BBC Inside Science, Radio 4

Stephen Baxter is the pre-eminent SF writer of his generation. Published around the world he has won awards in the UK, US, Germany and Japan. He has written more than twenty novels, published in more than twenty languages and is currently writing the The Long Earth novels with Terry Pratchett.

General Fields

  • : 9781473205109
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Gollancz
  • : December 2016
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Stephen Baxter
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : en
  • : 823.92
  • : 464