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The City of Gold and Lead

The Tripods Series, Book 3 · The Tripods

by John Christopher


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Will Parker and his friends have escaped the mind-controlling alien Tripods, and found sanctuary in the White Mountains - but when an opportunity arises for them to infiltrate a Tripod city, they realise they have a chance to strike back against the invaders. What they learn there may hold the key to liberating humanity - if they can survive the beauty and terror of the City of Gold and Lead.

The second book in John Christopher's classic dystopian series is available for the first time as an ebook.

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Penguin Random House Children's UK
RHCP Digital
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The Tripods


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John Christopher (Author)

John Christopher was the pen-name of Sam Youd, a celebrated and influential writer of science fiction. Youd was born in Huyton, Lancashire in 1922, and began his career as an author after serving in World War II. Many of Youd's novels for adults...

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