Free Thinking | The War of the Worlds sequel, Eimear McBride

Based on The War of the Worlds  by H.G. Wells

Matthew Sweet talks to Stephen Baxter about his sequel to HG Wells' novel War Of The Worlds, which was first serialised in 1897 and imagined an England invaded by Martians. Stephen Baxter's novel, which has been authorised by the HG Wells estate, is called The Massacre of Mankind and it sets the action 14 years after a Martian invasion.


Licence: ERA Licence required

  • Type: Analysis
  • Channel: BBC Radio 3
  • Duration: 44'42''
  • Broadcast date: 2017

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