A novel that's both an audacious exercise in alternative history... and a hugely exciting adventure.
I can't think of another living writer more deserving of the "official heir of Wells" tag than Baxter.
Stephen Baxter, a bright star in the British firmament of science fiction.
An ingenious work by a perceptive admirer.
The Shade of Wells must be applauding.
An enjoyable novel which captures the style and flavour of the original.
Admirers of Wells will find much to like in this affectionate and entertaining tribute.
A welcome expansion of the War Of The Worlds story, and one that delights.
It's exciting, tense, and more than big and clever enough to be something of a triumph.
Stephen Baxter is arguably Wells's current representative on Earth.
A Terrific, powerful, hugely-readable novel.
Massacre is a well thought out and worthy extension of War.
Baxter has cleverly extrapolated Wells' themes and incorporates scientific theories of the day.