WorldCat Identities

Christopher, John 1922-2012

Works: 274 works in 1,367 publications in 9 languages and 25,244 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Action and adventure fiction  Fantasy fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Young adult works  History  Dystopian fiction 
Roles: Author, Performer, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Creator, Author of screenplay, Other
Classifications: PZ7.C457, FIC
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about John Christopher
Most widely held works by John Christopher
The White Mountains by John Christopher( Book )

165 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 5,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Will Parker and his companions make a perilous journey toward an outpost of freedom where they hope to escape from the ruling Tripods, who capture mature human beings and make them docile, obedient servants
The city of gold and lead by John Christopher( Book )

105 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,776 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three boys set out on a secret mission to penetrate the City of the Tripods and learn more about these strange beings that rule the earth
The pool of fire by John Christopher( Book )

83 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will and a small group of free people plan to destroy the three great cities of the Tripods before the arrival of a space ship destined to doom the planet
The guardians by John Christopher( Book )

107 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,073 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a 21st century conditioned society in which everyone is forbidden to be discontented, Rob runs away from an oppressive state boarding school
The prince in waiting by John Christopher( Book )

37 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and held by 1,070 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Luke has no reason to suspect that anything will ever change in the primitive society of the future in which he lives
Beyond the burning lands by John Christopher( Book )

30 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his father's death Luke lives with the Seers in the Sanctuary waiting for the time he will be able to take his rightful place as Prince of Winchester
The sword of the spirits by John Christopher( Book )

26 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although he returns a triumphant Prince from his expedition in the North, Luke loses the three things he cares about most
The lotus caves by John Christopher( Book )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebelling against the monotonous life of the moon colony, two boys go beyond its boundaries and discover a series of caves ruled by a super-intelligent plant-like being
Empty world by John Christopher( Book )

29 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a deadly virus kills off most of the world's population, a teenaged boy tries to survive in a seemingly empty England
Fireball by John Christopher( Book )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two boys are drawn by a fireball into a society, parallel to 20th-century England, which has many of the characteristics of Roman Britain
Wild Jack by John Christopher( Book )

27 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this first in a trilogy of twenty-third-century England, young Clive Anderson, unjustly imprisoned in an attempt to mold him into a docile member of society, escapes to the Outlands and is befriended by Wild Jack's outlaw band
A dusk of Demons by John Christopher( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a future world where civilization has collapsed, fourteen-year-old Ben sets out on a journey to discover his birthright, and meets members of a technologically advanced remnant, who use machines to foster belief in Demons among the people of Ben's homeland. Suggested level: intermediate, junior secondary
New found land by John Christopher( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encountering a fireball which turns out to be a crossing point between their world and another one on a different probability track, two boys, one English and one American, face Indians, Vikings and Aztecs in their attempts to reach California. Sequel of Fireball
The little people by John Christopher( Book )

13 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An engaged couple, British, become the owners of a castle in Ireland and turn it into a hotel. They find their love for one another disturbed, nearly shattered, by the guests they have taken in and in whose lives they become entangled. But more disturbing, more shattering, are the haunting suggestions of an intrinsic evil in the castle, of a presence that is hostile and mysterious"
Dragon dance by John Christopher( Book )

10 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon and Brad's fireball adventures take them to ancient China where they are exposed to incredible practices of mind control
The death of grass by John Christopher( Book )

50 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first the virus wiping out grass and crops is of little concern to John Custance. It has decimated Asia, causing mass starvation and riots, but Europe is safe and a counter-virus is expected any day. Except, it turns out, the governments have been lying to their people. When the deadly disease hits Britain, society starts to descend into barbarism
The ragged edge by John Christopher( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guernsey islander's world is changed by an earthquake which launches him on an epic journey of discovery
No blade of grass; a novel by John Christopher( Book )

17 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Pendulum by John Christopher( Book )

12 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The white voyage by John Christopher( Book )

8 editions published between 1960 and 2015 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An icy shipwreck in the Arctic puts an ill-assorted group of crew and passangers into a life-and-death situation. They begin a long trek across the ice towards civilization, dealing with both the treacherous elements and unpredictable emotions
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Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.25 (from 0.19 for The White ... to 1.00 for The death ...)

The pool of fire
The city of gold and leadThe pool of fireThe guardiansThe prince in waitingBeyond the burning landsThe lotus cavesEmpty worldA dusk of Demons
Alternative Names

controlled identityFord, Hilary, 1922-2012

controlled identityGodfrey, William, 1922-2012

controlled identityGraaf, Peter, 1922-2012

controlled identityNichols, Peter, 1922-2012

controlled identityRye, Anthony, 1922-2012

controlled identityYoud, Samuel, 1922-2012

Christopher, John

Ford, Hilary.

Ford, Hilary, 1922-

Ford, Hilary 1922-2012

Godfrey, William

Godfrey, William, 1922-

Godfrey, William (1922-2012).

Graaf, Peter

Graaf, Peter, 1922-

Graff, Peter.

John Christopher britisk skribent

John Christopher brittisk författare

John Christopher écrivain britannique

John Christopher englischer Science Fiction-Autor

John Christopher scrittore e autore di fantascienza inglese

Kristofer, Džon

Nichols, P. C

Nichols, Peter

Nichols, Peter, 1922-

Nicolas, Peter.

Rye, Anthony

Rye, Anthony, 1922-

Samuel Youd Brits schrijver

Samuel Youd brytyjski pisarz science fiction

Samuel Youd escritor británico

Youd, Christopher Samuel.

Youd, Christopher Samuel, 1922-

Youd, Christopher Samuel 1922-2012

Youd, Sam

Youd, Samuel.

Youd, Samuel, 1922-

Youd, Samuel 1922-2012

Yourd, Sam

Джон Кристофер

Джон Крістофер

Йоуд, Сэмюэл

ג'ון כריסטופר סופר בריטי

جان کریستوفر

ساموئل یود نویسنده بریتانیایی

แซมวล ยูด

크리스토퍼, 존 1922-2012



English (656)

Spanish (67)

German (34)

French (12)

Italian (8)

Danish (2)

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Chinese (1)

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