Riddley Walker

TitleRiddley Walker
Year for Search1980
AuthorsHoban, Russell [Conwell](1925-2011)
Date Published1980
PublisherJonathan Cape
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author, US author
Annotation

Post-catastrophe dystopia describing the society that has developed in England, which is presented as a primitive but complex society. The novel is presented as written by a member of the society, Riddley Walker, and is in the language that is used by the society.

Additional Publishers

U. S. ed. with the subtitle A Novel. New York: Summit Books, 1980. Exp. ed. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1998, with two illus., an “Afterword” (223-27), “Notes” (229-31), and a “Glossary” (233-35) by the author. 

Holding Institutions

LLL, PSt

Author Note

The author (1925-2011) was born in the U. S. and lived in England from 1969.

Full Text

1980 Hoban, Russell [Conwell] (1925-2011). Riddley Walker. London: Jonathan Cape. U. S. ed. with the subtitle A Novel. New York: Summit Books, 1980. Exp. ed. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1998, with two illus., an “Afterword” (223-27), “Notes” (229-31), and a “Glossary” (233-35) by the author. LLL, PSt

Post-catastrophe dystopia describing the society that has developed in England, which is presented as a primitive but complex society. The novel is presented as written by a member of the society, Riddley Walker, and is in the language that is used by the society.