Saturday, February 04, 2012

Samuel Youd (John Christopher), R. I. P.

Samuel Youd - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: Samuel Youd (Christopher Samuel Youd, born 16 April 1922, died 3 February 2012) was a British author, best known for his science fiction writings under the pseudonym John Christopher, including the novel The Death of Grass and the young adult oriented novel series The Tripods. He won the Guardian Award in 1971, and the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 1976.

1 comment:

Gerard said...

I read Tripod series. I had recently been trying to recall the name.