The Guardians

TitleThe Guardians
Year for Search1970
Authors[Youd], [Sam](1922-2012)
Tertiary AuthorsJohn Christopher [pseud.]
Date Published1970
PublisherHamish Hamilton
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Dystopia. Overcrowded cities for the proletariat. Rural life for the aristocracy. Maintained by psychological conditioning and brain surgery.

Pseudonym

John Christopher [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

DLC, L

Author Note

The author (1922-2012) was born Sam Youd and adopted the name John Christopher, and he is often listed as Samuel Christopher Youd.

Full Text

1970 [Youd, Sam] (1922-2012). The Guardians. By John Christopher [pseud.]. London: Hamish Hamilton. DLC, L

Dystopia. Overcrowded cities for the proletariat. Rural life for the aristocracy. Maintained by psychological conditioning and brain surgery. The author was born Sam Youd and adopted the name John Christopher, and he is often listed as Samuel Christopher Youd.