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