The Year of the CometJohn Christopher
The Year of the Comet is also known as Planet in Peril.
The Year of the Comet forsees a world split up, not into States and Kingdoms, but into a business Group. The hero is a scientist with a secret which will give supreme authority to any group in control of it. Inevitably he finds himself the centre of murderous intrigues.
Genres: science fiction
Christoper Samuel Youd, a.k.a. John Christopher (1922-2012), was a British science fiction author. He is best known for The Tripods trilogy.