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John Christopher (pen name of Sam Youd) was born in 1922 in Liverpool. His novels were popular during the 1950s and 1960s, most notably The Death Of Grass. In 1966 he started writing science-fiction for adolescents. The Tripods trilogy, the Prince in Waiting trilogy (also known as the Sword of the Spirits trilogy) and the Lotus Caves are still widely read today.
Robert Macfarlane is the author of Mountains of the Mind (2003), which won the Guardian First Book Award and the Somerset Maugham Award, and The Wild Places (2007), which won the Boardman-Tasker Award. Both books have been adapted for television by the BBC. He is a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and writes on environmentalism, literature and travel for publications including the Guardian, the Sunday Times and The New York Times.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
One of the best books I have bought. You won't be disappointed.Published 2 months ago by Anton Sangster
An under-appreciated classic of down-played post-apocalyptic science fiction, typical of the 60s and 70s. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Cain Mosni
An almost quintessential post apocalypse novel. It has all of the hallmarks of a great PA world tightly wrapped into what is essentially a short story. Read morePublished 3 months ago by D. Price
Pretty much a run of the mill end of the world as we know it novel. Could have done without the ant-English introduction by Robert MacFarlane.Published 5 months ago by W. Stubbs
The only book I've read cover to cover in 5 hrs.
It's that good...
I really didn't like this book. I know most people love it, but I just didn't enjoy the dialogue (very outdated). The story was also highly predictable, with not many major events. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Leeming