Review: Riddley Walker (SF Masterworks)

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Set in a postapocalyptic England, this classic tells the tale of one 12yearold boy and his journey through the ruins of civilization. After the death of his father in an accident, Riddley must become a man. But his inquiring mind and strange ways set him apart from his people, and when he discovers a relic of the old time, he sets in motion a chain of events that may well lead to the end of the ... Read full review

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Original ideas, amazing language, and absolutely haunting. Rewards re-reading.

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I love it, part of my pantheon of re-readworthy books, with something new emerging each time that I've read it over the years, a kind of post-apocalyptic neo-Chaucerian English, both language and grammar. language

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