- Paperback: 224 pages
- Publisher: Sphere; New edition edition (26 Oct. 1978)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0722123019
- ISBN-13: 978-0722123010
- Product Dimensions: 17.8 x 10.8 x 2 cm
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (12 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 615,026 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
The World in Winter Paperback – 26 Oct 1978
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About the Author
Christopher Samuel Youd was a British author best known for his science fiction published under the pseudonym John Christopher. His many novels include The Death of Grass and The Possessors. He published The World in Winter in 1962 and won the Guardian Prize in 1971. Youd also wrote under several other names including Stanley Winchester, Hilary Ford and Samuel Youd. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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A little bit dated now but nevertheless this is a good read. Also try Death of Grass by the same author.Published 22 months ago by Parker
John Christopher was the master of depicting the breakdown of civilization in the face of a global catastrophe, as his masterpiece The Death Of Grass proves. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Pryce
OK but not at the same standard as death of grass and wrinkle in the skin - these being excellent and would get 4-5 starsPublished on 4 Nov. 2013 by c wells
Very good post-apocalyptic novel about a future where the level of solar radiation declines so it becomes perpetual winter in the northern hemisphere and most of the population... Read morePublished on 21 Feb. 2010 by John Hopper