The White Mountains

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Collier Books, 1988 - Extraterrestrial beings - 214 pages

Long Ago, The Tripods -- huge, three-legged machines -- descended upon Earth and took control. People no longer understand automation nor machines, and unquestioningly accept the Tripods' power.

But for a time in each person's life -- in childhood -- he is not a slave. Will still has time to escape.

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This book was horrible. it was very cheesy. Some of the words were difficult but very few. I would deffinetly not recomend it.........
p.s. John Christopher needs a life
Do something better with YOUR life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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A truly amazing book... mixing fantasy and sci-fi.

Contents

Capping Day
1
My Name Is Ozymandias
20
The Road to the Sea
42
Copyright

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Christopher Samuel Youd was born on April 16, 1922, in Knowsley, Lancashire, England. He entered the Royal Signals corps during World War II. He published a dozen novels while working at an office job in London, writing in the evenings and on weekends. The success of a 1956 novel, The Death of Grass (titled No Blade of Grass in the United States), allowed him to become a full-time author. He wrote under the following pen names: Stanley Winchester, Hilary Ford, William Godfrey, William Vine, Peter Graaf, Peter Nichols and Anthony Rye. Under the pen name John Christopher, he wrote the Tripods trilogy, The Sword of the Spirits trilogy, and The Fireball trilogy. He died from complications of bladder cancer on February 3, 2012 at the age of 89.

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