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Riddley Walker

Author: Russell Hoban
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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Set in a remote future in a post-nuclear holocaust England (Inland), Hoban has imagined a humanity regressed to an iron-age, semi-literate state--and invented a language to represent it. Riddley is at once the Huck Finn and the Stephen Dedalus of his culture--rebel, change agent, and artist. Read again or for the first time this masterpiece of 20th-century literature with new material by the author.--From publisher  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Apocalyptic fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoban, Russell.
Riddley Walker.
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1998
(OCoLC)606318662
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Hoban
ISBN: 0253334489 9780253334480 0253212340 9780253212344
OCLC Number: 38573921
Description: 235 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 23 cm
Responsibility: afterword, notes, and glossary by Russell Hoban.

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Describes Riddley Walker's attempt to understand the past and present of a world which continues to exist two thousand years after the ultimate catastrophe.  Read more...

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"Russell Hoban's 'Riddley Walker' is that rare novel that can be loved by doomster geeks and literary readers alike. It's narrated in a language burnt to its rudiments by nuclear holocaust and Read more...

 
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