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Riddley Walker [electronic resource] / afterword, notes, and glossary by Russell Hoban.

Hoban, Russell. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780253008510 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0253008514 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (235 p.) : ill., 1 map.
  • Edition: Expanded ed.
  • Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1998.

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Summary, etc.: Set in a remote future in a post-nuclear holocaust England (Inland), Hoban has imagined a humanity regressed to an iron-age, semi-literate state--and invented a language to represent it. Riddley is at once the Huck Finn and the Stephen Dedalus of his culture--rebel, change agent, and artist. Read again or for the first time this masterpiece of 20th-century literature with new material by the author.--From publisher description.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: Canterbury (England) > Fiction.
Regression (Civilization) > Fiction.
Nuclear warfare > Fiction.
Slaves > Fiction.
Science fiction.
DĂ©cadence > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Guerre nucléaire > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Esclaves > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
Canterbury (Angleterre) > Romans, nouvelles, etc.
FICTION / General
Genre: Science fiction.
Electronic books.

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