Winter of Fire

TitleWinter of Fire
Year for Search1992
AuthorsJordan, Sherryl (b. 1949)
Date Published1992
PublisherScholastic
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsFemale author, New Zealand author
Annotation

Young adult authoritarian dystopia with fantasy elements. Future earth so polluted that the sky is not seen and little grows. Division between the Chosen, who have power, and the Quelled, who are essentially slaves. A young woman from the Quelled who has unusual abilities is able to bring about changes, and the novel ends with the earth beginning to recover.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. Auckland, New Zealand: Ashton Scholastic, 1993.

Holding Institutions

VUW

Author Note

New Zealand author (b. 1949).

Full Text

1992 Jordan, Sherryl (b. 1949). Winter of Fire. New York: Scholastic. Rpt. Auckland, New Zealand: Ashton Scholastic, 1993. VUW

Young adult authoritarian dystopia with fantasy elements. The future earth is so polluted that the sky is not seen and little grows. Division between the Chosen, who have power, and the Quelled, who are essentially slaves. A young woman from the Quelled who has unusual abilities is able to bring about changes, and the novel ends with the earth beginning to recover. New Zealand female author.