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City of Gold and Lead, The by John Christopher

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AuthorJohn Christopher
TitleCity of Gold and Lead, The
SeriesTripods
Volume2
Year1967
GenreScience Fiction
 
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Submitted by Michelle 
(May 17, 2005)

This book is and awesome mix of sci-fi and adventure. Three boys are all after the tripods, huge machines with three tentacles. This book has one main theme, friendship. There is a special connection between the boys that the readers can sense immediately. The author is very creative, though it does seem a little like The War of the Worlds. Although this book was very good, it did have some boring parts. It also takes a while to read. Good luck with your reading. When you pick up this book you will be sucked in!




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