Ep 011 - The War of the Worlds, by H. G. Wells
Apr 22, 2013 · 41 min
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H. G. Wells' classic "scientific romance" The War of the Worlds is perhaps the earliest known example of Martian invasion fiction.

Of course, it's more than just early science fiction. Wells uses the invaders to put Humanity in its place, zapping them with a heat ray of humility right at the height of European colonialism.

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