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The World in Winter John Christopher

The World in Winter By John Christopher

The World in Winter by John Christopher

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The World in Winter by John Christopher

Penguin reissues a classic work of science fiction from the author of The Death of Grass - now with a new introduction by Hari Kunzru

One year the UK suffers a terrible, harsh winter: rivers freeze solid, food and fuel run low, the whole of Europe lies under snow. As months pass and the arctic weather remains, it becomes clear that the world's climate has changed permanently. Now, humanity must adapt to survive in the brutal new conditions.

As the northern hemisphere nations fall into chaos and barbarism, with packs of men roaming like wolves through the frozen wastelands, citizens flee south to Africa and South America. Journalist Andrew Leedon is one of the lucky ones who escaped in time - swapping London for the white refugee slums of habitable Nigeria. Horrified by conditions and determined to act, Leedon makes a desperate plan to return and reclaim the dangerous wilderness of his abandoned country...

The World in Winter is part of the Penguin Worlds classic science fiction series

The World in Winter has also inspired a concept album by Simon Eltringham, available now on iTunes

About John Christopher

Christopher Samuel Youd was a British author best known for his science fiction published under the pseudonym John Christopher. His many novels include The Death of Grass and The Possessors. He published The World in Winter in 1962 and won the Guardian Prize in 1971. Youd also wrote under several other names including Stanley Winchester, Hilary Ford and Samuel Youd.

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The World in Winter by John Christopher
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