The Death of Grass - John Christopher Reviews
Description:ISBN 0141190175 / Genre: Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Author: John Christopher / Paperback / 208 Pages / Book is published 2009-04-02 by Penguin ... more
Newest Review: ... depicted within the prologue occur twenty five years before the main action and can be enjoyed as a pastoral interlude. It is ... more
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by - written on 09/04/10, updated on 06/12/13 (Very useful, 122 readings)
Ah, another day, another apocalypse. Although according to the Financial Times, that well known literary reviewer, this, 'of all fiction's apocalypses...is one of the most haunting'. Billed as 'a chilling psychological thriller' and 'one of greatest post-apocalyptic novels ever written', this "modern classic" (for my reservations about this term, see my review of 'Cat's Eye' - although in fairness this novel has a good 60 years under its belt) certainly had a lot to live up to. I am often drawn towards this type of exploratory what-if fiction, so I was initially ready to be impressed, even though I'd never heard of the book or its author until the book group ... Read the complete review
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