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Beyond the Burning Lands (The Sword of the Spirits, #2)
Beyond the Burning Lands - The Sword of the Spirits, #2
Author: John Christopher
Set in the South of England in a future where, due to a world wide ecological (not military) catastrophe, life has reverted back to a militaristic, medieval setting of walled cities and perpetual warfare. — Luke leaves the Seers' sacred sanctuary near Stonehenge to return to Winchester as an honoured member of his brother's royal court. Luke is s...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780020425724
ISBN-10: 0020425724
Publication Date: 10/31/1989
Pages: 216
Reading Level: Young Adult
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Publisher: Simon Pulse
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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This is an interesting series about civilization after a nuclear holocaust wiped out most of the earths population. It is hundreds of years before this story begins so you are left to put what happened together from hints in the story. It is set in a military oriented feudal society, with any sort of technology being anathema to the common people - to the point where the religion preaches against it. People who have no genetic aberrations in their family are also held to be of higher blood then those born deformed from the radiation. It is a good story, but based on upper elementary / junior high / teen levels rather than adult so it is fairly short. The author also wrote the Tripod series.


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