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The Death of Grass by John Christopher, Robert Macfarlane
'The Death of Grass sticks with commendable perseverance to the surface of the earth we know... John Christopher has constructed an unusually dramatic and exciting tale'
'I know and admire The Death of Grass. It was published at roughly the same time as The Day Of The Triffids. In my judgement, it is by far the better book. The characterisation is better and the mood uniformly cold. It is a thrilling and sensible work' - Brian Aldiss
'Gripping ! of all science fiction's apocalypses, this is one of the most haunting'
Publication date: 02/04/2009
Publisher: Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||2nd April 2009|
|Author:||John Christopher, Robert Macfarlane|
|Publisher:||Penguin Classics an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Genres:||Dystopian Fiction, eBook Favourites, Sci-Fi and Fantasy,|
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. John Christopher died in February 2012.More About John Christopher, Robert Macfarlane