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Christopher, John 1922-2012

Overview
Works: 251 works in 1,359 publications in 9 languages and 25,445 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Alternative histories (Fiction)  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Young adult works  History  Dystopian fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Composer, Creator, Other, Author of screenplay, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.C457, FIC
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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 )
169 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 5,327 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 )
110 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,814 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 )
87 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,699 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
The prince in waiting by John Christopher( Book )
36 editions published between 1970 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,083 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
The guardians by John Christopher( Book )
107 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,078 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
Beyond the burning lands by John Christopher( Book )
30 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and held by 1,015 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 913 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 Undetermined and held by 892 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 841 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 )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 722 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 650 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 557 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 )
9 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 507 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 469 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"--biblio.com
Dragon dance by John Christopher( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Simon and Brad's fireball adventures take them to ancient China where they are exposed to incredible practices of mind control
The ragged edge by John Christopher( Book )
9 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Guernsey islander's world is changed by an earthquake which launches him on an epic journey of discovery
The death of grass by John Christopher( Book )
49 editions published between 1956 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 415 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
No blade of grass; a novel by John Christopher( Book )
17 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
Pendulum by John Christopher( Book )
12 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
The possessors by John Christopher( Book )
13 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
The snowbound guests of an Alpine chalet take desperate measures as two persons die and later return from death to contaminate them with a strange malady
 
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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
Godfrey, William, 1922-
Godfrey, William (1922-2012).
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, 1922-
Nicolas, Peter.
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
ジョン・クリストファー
約翰·克里斯多夫
Languages
English (667)
Spanish (70)
German (34)
French (14)
Italian (8)
Danish (2)
Basque (1)
Chinese (1)
Russian (1)
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