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Christopher, John 1922-2012

Overview
Works: 225 works in 924 publications in 7 languages and 25,414 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Science fiction 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Creator
Classifications: PZ7.C457, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Publications about John Christopher
Publications by John Christopher
Publications by John Christopher, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about John Christopher
 
Most widely held works by John Christopher
The White Mountains by John Christopher( Book )
35 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and German and held by 3,297 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 )
66 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,956 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 )
50 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,822 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 humanity
When the Tripods came by John Christopher( Book )
18 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in English and Persian and held by 1,762 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Laurie and his family attempt to flee England when the Tripods descend from outer space and begin brainwashing everyone with their hypnotic Caps
The prince in waiting by John Christopher( Book )
24 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and held by 1,127 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 )
25 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and Danish and held by 1,072 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 )
18 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 975 libraries worldwide
Although he returns a triumphant Prince from his expedition in the North, Luke loses the three things he cares about most
The guardians by John Christopher( Book )
31 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in English and German and held by 927 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
Empty world by John Christopher( Book )
24 editions published between 1977 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 871 libraries worldwide
When a deadly virus kills off most of the world's population, a teenage boy methodically goes about the business of surviving in a seemingly empty world
The lotus caves by John Christopher( Book )
18 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 851 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
Fireball by John Christopher( Book )
11 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 740 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 )
14 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 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 )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 615 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
New found land by John Christopher( Book )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 517 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 )
6 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 457 libraries worldwide
The ragged edge by John Christopher( Book )
7 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
Guernsey islander's world is changed by an earthquake which launches him on an epic journey of discovery
Dragon dance by John Christopher( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
Simon and Brad's fireball adventures take them to ancient China where they are exposed to incredible practices of mind control
Pendulum by John Christopher( Book )
10 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
No blade of grass; a novel by John Christopher( Book )
14 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
The white voyage by John Christopher( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1963 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Ford, Hilary, 1922-2012

controlled identity Godfrey, William, 1922-2012

controlled identity Graaf, Peter, 1922-2012

controlled identity Nichols, Peter, 1922-2012

controlled identity Rye, Anthony, 1922-2012

controlled identity Youd, Samuel, 1922-2012

Christopher, John
Ford, Hilary.
Ford, Hilary, 1922-
Ford, Hilary 1922-2012 Pseudonym
Godfrey, William.
Godfrey, William, 1922-
Godfrey, William (1922-2012).
Graaf, Peter.
Graaf, Peter, 1922-
Graff, Peter.
Nichols, Peter.
Nichols, Peter, 1922-
Nicolas, Peter.
Rye, Anthony.
Rye, Anthony, 1922-
Youd, Christopher Samuel.
Youd, Christopher Samuel, 1922-
Youd, Christopher Samuel 1922-2012
Youd, Sam
Youd, Samuel.
Youd, Samuel, 1922-
Youd, Samuel 1922-2012 Wirklicher Name
Yourd, Sam
クリストファー, ジョン
ヨード, サミュエル
Languages
English (370)
German (12)
Danish (5)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
Persian (1)
Arabic (1)
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