Torch

TitleTorch
Year for Search1987
AuthorsPaton Walsh, Jill (b. 1939)
Date Published1987
PublisherViking Kestrel
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Female author
Annotation

Young adult post-catastrophe dystopia in which most civilizations have disappeared and people live in small settlements scratching a living. The novel focuses on two young people forced to marry who are passed on the last Olympic torch and try to return to its home. 

Info Notes

BBC serial film (April 24 - May 29, 1992) adapted by William Corlett, directed and produced by Robin Crichton. 

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Author Note

The female English author (b. 1937) was born Gillian Bliss.

Full Text

1987 Paton Walsh, Jill (b. 1937). Torch. London: Viking Kestrel. U. S. ed. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988. PSt

Young adult post-catastrophe dystopia in which most civilizations have disappeared and people live in small settlements scratching a living. The novel focuses on two young people forced to marry who are passed on the last Olympic torch and try to return to its home. BBC serial film (April 24 - May 29, 1992) adapted by William Corlett, directed and produced by Robin Crichton. The female English author was born Gillian Bliss.