The Massacre of Mankind

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The Massacre of Mankind
The Massacre of Mankind.jpg
Cover of first edition
AuthorStephen Baxter
GenreScience fiction
PublisherOrion Books
Publication date
Media typePrint (hardback & paperback)
Preceded byThe War of the Worlds 

The Massacre of Mankind (2017) is a science fiction story by Stephen Baxter and an official sequel to H.G. Wells' 1898 classic The War of the Worlds, authorised by the Wells estate. It is set in 1920, 14 years after the events of the original novel, as a second Martian invasion is chronicled by Miss Elphinstone, the ex-sister-in-law of the narrator of War of the Worlds. Baxter also wrote an authorised sequel to Wells' novel The Time Machine, The Time Ships. [1] [2][3][4]