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Christopher, John 1922-2012

Overview
Works: 168 works in 846 publications in 10 languages and 22,972 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Science fiction  Young adult works  Film adaptations 
Roles: Author, 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 )
122 editions published between 1960 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,862 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 )
96 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 3,029 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 )
77 editions published between 1968 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 2,894 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
When the Tripods came by John Christopher( Book )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,779 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
Beyond the burning lands by John Christopher( Book )
24 editions published between 1971 and 1989 in English and held by 1,043 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 )
11 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and held by 932 libraries worldwide
Although he returns a triumphant Prince from his expedition in the North, Luke loses the three things he cares about most
Empty world by John Christopher( Book )
20 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and held by 843 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
The guardians by John Christopher( Book )
24 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 804 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
Fireball by John Christopher( Book )
25 editions published between 1981 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 766 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
The lotus caves by John Christopher( Book )
16 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and Danish and held by 755 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
Wild Jack by John Christopher( Book )
8 editions published between 1974 and 1991 in English and held by 584 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 )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 564 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 )
7 editions published between 1983 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 532 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 )
11 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 493 libraries worldwide
Dragon dance by John Christopher( Book )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Simon and Brad's fireball adventures take them to ancient China where they are exposed to incredible practices of mind control
No blade of grass; a novel by John Christopher( Book )
16 editions published between 1956 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 408 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
The death of grass by John Christopher( Book )
40 editions published between 1956 and 2009 in English and Polish and held by 393 libraries worldwide
A post-apocalyptic novel set in England after a virus kills off all forms of grass
Pendulum by John Christopher( Book )
7 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Science fiction-roman
Dom and Va by John Christopher( Book )
4 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 303 libraries worldwide
A youth and a girl from different tribes learn to coexist and blend their different cultures as they make a new life together
Sarnia by John Christopher( Book )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 298 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
Godfrey, William.
Godfrey, William, 1922-
Godfrey, William (1922-2012).
Graaf, Peter.
Graaf, Peter, 1922-
Graff, Peter.
Kristofer, Džon
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
Yourd, Sam
クリストファー, ジョン
ヨード, サミュエル
Languages
English (454)
Spanish (46)
French (26)
Dutch (8)
German (3)
Polish (2)
Chinese (1)
Danish (1)
Kurdish (1)
Russian (1)
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