When the Tripods Came

John Christopher
science fiction > dystopia, young adult
When the Tripods Came - John Christopher

A prequel to The Tripods trilogy.

When it comes to alien invasions, bad things come in threes.

Three landings: one in England, one in Russia, and one in the United States.

Three long legs, crushing everything in their paths, with three metallic arms, snaking out to embrace – and then discard – their helpless victims.

Three evil beings, called Tripods, which will change life on this planet forever.

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Release date: 1988
Genres: science fictiondystopia, young adult
Average rating: 6.00/10
Total ratings: 1
Updated: August 24, 2021

The Tripods :: Series

When the Tripods Came
The White Mountains (The Tripods #1)7.24
The City of Gold and Lead (The Tripods #2)7.16
The Pool of Fire (The Tripods #3)6.70