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Cover of: The GUARDIANS | John Christopher
About the Book

Set in the year 2052, the novel depicts a future, authoritarian England divided into two distinct societies: the modern, overpopulated "Conurbs" and the aristocratic, rarefied "County"; the former consists of crowded city districts and all-pervasive technology while the latter is made up of manors and rolling countrysides typical of 19th-century England. The novel follows a young Conurban named Rob as he comes to experience life in both worlds, uncovering truths and choosing sides in the process.

2 editions First published in 1972

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Cover of: The GUARDIANS
March 1, 1972, Simon Pulse
The GUARDIANS
Paperback in English
Cover of: The GUARDIANS
March 1, 1972, Simon Pulse
The GUARDIANS
in English

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