I know why I never picked this up before since it is more in the SciFi side of things than Fantasy which is my preferred playground but since it was Matthew's book club read this month I figured I should pick it up. In all, I really enjoyed it and can easily see how it has withstood the test of time and become a classic. For those who haven't read it, Martians invade the Earth which is woefully unprepared for their level of technology. This deals with the first two weeks of the assault.
And for the record, Matthew won't put it down. I haven't seen him this excited about reading a book since Douglas Adams.
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