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35th Anniversary Editon with new Text and a New Preface by the Author!
Long ago, the Tripods -- huge, three-legged machines -- descended upon Earth and took control. Now people unquestioningly accept the Tripods' power. They have no control over their thoughts or their lives.
But for a brief time in each persson's life -- in childhood -- he is not a slave. For Will his time of freedom is about to end -- unless he can escape to the White Mountains, where the possibility of freedom still exists.
To commemorate the 35th anniversary of the first publication of "The White Mountains, " the first novel of this acclaimed science fiction series, the author has revised all three stories--and the prequel, "When the Tripods Came"--for the 21st century.