The War of the Worlds
No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man’s and yet as mortal as his own; that ...
Yes! This is by far one of my favorite classic books I've read so far. H. G. Wells just has such a way of writing that seems so clear and thoughtful. He always pulls together so many ideas and makes connections I don't always see. The first chapter in this book is an utter masterpiece. The last sentence is soo compelling. It really captures such serenity but also a hidden sort of foreboding.
The only small grip I have is the book ending....it just seems a bit convenient...especially with the whole feeding situation and when certain doom seems so unavoidable. The actual story is really sort of creepy...but I love the writing and setting. I found myself look at maps of London so I could follow along.
I def want to read many more books by H. G. Wells and have added them all to my TBR! 😀