Science Fiction Book Review

When the Tripods Came

by John Christopher
Series: Tripods
Reviewed date: 2023 Feb 27
Rating: 3
151 pages
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A worthy addition to the Tripods trilogy. It's a prequel, but read it after reading the trilogy. It starts off as just a regular kids' book, but once they reach Switzerland we see Laurie mature and grow up. It shows flashes of John Christopher at his best.

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