Wild Jack

John Christopher (Author)
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Description

High adventure and intrigue await in this classic work of science fiction from critically acclaimed Tripods author John Christopher.

After the disastrous Breakdown of the twenty-first century, the world has made a change. Now, in the twenty-third century, all cities are ordered and sterile, carefully balanced, protected, and isolated from the uncivilized Outlands.

Clive Anderson, the son of a politician, lives a privileged life in one of the cities until he is falsely accused of committing a crime. As punishment he is sent to a training island, where he is supposed to be re-taught how to be an unquestioning member of society, like everyone else in the cities.

But Clive and his friends manage to escape the island, making their way into the forbidden and unknown Outlands, where they are captured by the legendary Wild Jack and his troop of savages. At first, Clive is happy to be part of this wild group, but soon he realizes that things are not at all what they seem...

Product Details

Price
$17.99
Publisher
Aladdin Paperbacks
Publish Date
May 12, 2015
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.0 X 8.3 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781481420075
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About the Author

John Christopher has written and edited a number of books on Engineering, Military History and Railway and Road Transport, specializing in the life and works of Isambard Kingdom Brunel and being the series editor for Amberley's Bradshaw's Guides series. He has also appeared in Michael Portillo's Great British Railway Journeys television series. In between writing books, he is a balloon pilot and Land Rover fan. He lives in Gloucestershire.