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