Will, Henry, and Beanpole have been living in the White Mountains with the last community of free people on Earth, training to fight against the Tripods. Now there is an opportunity for them to obtain vital information -- every year, young men come from all over to compete in a series of Games, and the winners are taken to the City of the Tripods. Will intends to be one of them. But although many enter the City, no one ever comes out. How will he escape with what he must risk his life to learn?
Thirty-five years after its original publication, we are proud to offer this anniversary edition of The City of Gold and Lead, featuring a new preface from John Christopher, as well as the author's fully revised text, available in the United States for the first time....Continua