'Alien invasion' is one of the oldest devices in modern science fiction, dating back to Wells’ The War of the Worlds. It spoke to the paranoia of mid-twentieth-century life, spawning such classics as Invasion of theBody Snatchers, Plan 9 From Outer Space and The Thing. Why do so many damn aliens want to invade Earth anyway? And who’s going to stop them? Is this going to take long? Only I was going to go to the pub later.
By turns funny, blackly comic and thoughtful, Invaders From Beyond: First Wave chronicles three unlikely invasion bids, in dingy commercial estates and broken-down council estates, where unlikely heroes – kids, screw-ups, survivors
* Perfect for fans of Attack the Block and The World's End, this is alien invasions with a twist. Witty, irreverent, strange and compelling.
* The authors will be taking part in some joint promotional activity, both on the Rebellion website and on other genre sites.
* We will be running a social media campaign focussing on the alien invasion hook, to include paid advertising on Twitter and Facebook.
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