War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches

  • by Kevin J. Anderson (editor), Robert Silverberg, Connie Willis, Walter Jon Williams, Gregory Benford, David Brin, Mike Resnick
  • Narrated by MacLeod Andrews
  • 12 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Nineteen gut-wrenching reports from the front lines of the War of the Worlds, as logged by Albert Einstein, Mark Twain, Theodore Roosevelt, H.P. Lovecraft, Winston Churchill, Jules Verne, and many of the other most famous writers of the time. The most popular and acclaimed science fiction writers of today relive the Martian invasion through the eyes of their famous predecessors.

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What the Critics Say

"Sometimes slapstick, sometimes thoughtful, the book's delights are really too numerous to describe in detail." (The Valley Times)
"Fun all the way through...carried out with both a respect for Wells's great work and a sense of humor about its own purpose." (Asimov's Science Fiction)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Nice compilation

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Yes - some great stories unique and well narrated.


What was one of the most memorable moments of War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches?

Jack London - great piece of fiction!


Have you listened to any of MacLeod Andrews’s other performances? How does this one compare?

No so can't answer.


If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

Eat this Tom Cruise!


Any additional comments?

I enjoyed listening to this audio book, an interesting way to breathe new life into a classic.

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- Justin James

Book Details

  • Release Date: 24-09-2013
  • Publisher: Brilliance Audio