The Year of the Comet

TitleThe Year of the Comet
Year for Search1955
Authors[Youd], [Sam](1922-2012)
Tertiary AuthorsJohn Christopher [pseud.]
Date Published1955
PublisherMichael Joseph
Place PublishedLondon
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

A corporate dystopia with the world divided into companies rather than nations.

Additional Publishers

US ed. as Planet in Peril. New York: Avon, 1959.

Pseudonym

John Christopher [pseud.]

Holding Institutions

L, PSt

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

1955 [Youd, Sam] (1922-2012). The Year of the Comet. By John Christopher [pseud.]. London: Michael Joseph. U. S. ed. as Planet in Peril. New York: Avon, 1959. L, PSt

A corporate dystopia with the world divided into companies rather than nations. The author was born Sam Youd and adopted the name John Christopher, and he is often listed as Samuel Christopher Youd.