The city of gold and lead

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Collier Books, 1970 - Juvenile Fiction - 218 pages
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Three boys set out on a secret mission to penetrate the City of the Tripods and learn more about these strange beings that rule the earth.

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Review: The City of Gold and Lead (The Tripods #2)

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This was fun. One of the best parts was actually the author's notes where he admitted that he hadn't consciously taken the idea of the tripods from War of the Worlds, but once he realized what he had done just ran with it like it was part of the plan. I think that's awesome! Read full review

Review: The City of Gold and Lead (The Tripods #2)

User Review  - Maureen Weiner - Goodreads

I could not put this book down, and now I can hardly wait to start the final book in this series. It is terrifying to think that the "Masters" are not so different from ourselves. Read full review

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