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Riddley Walker : a novel

Author: Russell Hoban
Publisher: New York : Summit Books, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView 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.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hoban, Russell.
Riddley Walker.
New York : Summit Books, ©1980
(OCoLC)644272668
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Hoban
ISBN: 0671421476 9780671421472 0253212340 9780253212344
OCLC Number: 6916115
Description: 220 pages : map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: 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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