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John Christopher, author of ‘Tripods’ science fiction series; 89

JOHN CHRISTOPHER JOHN CHRISTOPHER
By Paul Vitello
New York Times / February 10, 2012
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NEW YORK - John Christopher, a prolific British science fiction writer whose “Tripods’’ trilogy became a perennial favorite among young American readers and inspired a popular BBC television series on PBS in the 1980s, died Friday in Bath, England. He was 89.

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