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Samuel Youd


UK flag (1922 - 2012)

aka John Christopher, Hilary Ford, William Godfrey, Peter Graaf, Peter Nichols, Anthony Rye, William Vine, Stanley Winchester, Christopher S Youd

Sam Youd, also known as Christopher Samuel Youd or C. S. Youd, was a British author, best known for his science fiction writings under the pseudonym John Christopher, including the novel The Death of Grass and the young adult oriented novel series The Tripods. He won the Guardian Award in 1971, and the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis in 1976.
 
Series
Cricket trilogy ( Unfinished ) (as by William Godfrey)
1. Malleson At Melbourne (1956)
2. The Friendly Game (1957)
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Joe Dust Mystery (as by Peter Graaf)
1. Dust and the Curious Boy (1957)
     aka Give the Devil His Due
2. Daughter Fair (1958)
3. The Sapphire Conference (1959)
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Felix (as by Hilary Ford)
1. Felix Walking (1958)
2. Felix Running (1959)
 
Novels
Babel Itself (1951)
Brave Conquerors (1952)
Crown and Anchor (1953)
A Palace of Strangers (1954)
The Opportunist (1955)
     aka Holly Ash
Giant's Arrow (1960)
The Choice (1961)
     aka The Burning Bird
Messages of Love (1961)
The Gull's Kiss (1962) (as by Peter Graaf)
The Summers At Accorn (1963)
Bella On The Roof (1965) (as by Hilary Ford)
The Practice (1967) (as by Stanley Winchester)
Men with Knives (1968) (as by Stanley Winchester)
The Helpers (1970) (as by Stanley Winchester)
Ten Per Cent of Your Life (1973) (as by Stanley Winchester)
Figure in Grey (1973) (as by Hilary Ford)
Sarnia (1974) (as by Hilary Ford)
Castle Malindine (1975) (as by Hilary Ford)
A Bride for Bedivere (1976) (as by Hilary Ford)
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Short stories
Hapladies (as by Anthony Rye)
Christmas Tree (1949) (as by Christopher S Youd)