An ingenious work by a perceptive admirer.
A Terrific, powerful, hugely-readable novel.
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.
Massacre is a well thought out and worthy extension of War.
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.
Baxter has cleverly extrapolated Wells' themes and incorporates scientific theories of the day.
The Shade of Wells must be applauding.
An enjoyable novel which captures the style and flavour of the original.
Stephen Baxter is arguably Wells's current representative on Earth.
It's exciting, tense, and more than big and clever enough to be something of a triumph.
A novel that's both an audacious exercise in alternative history... and a hugely exciting adventure.