Star-Begotten: A Biological Fantasia
by H. G. Wells
Publisher: Chatto & Windus 1937
Number of pages: 172
In his 1898 War of the Worlds, H. G. Wells imagined aliens from Mars descending to Earth with violent intentions. In Star Begotten, first published in 1937, the suspicion arises that the Martians may have returned -- this time using cosmic rays to alter human chromosomes.
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