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Written by award-winning author John Rowe Townsend, Noah's Castle tells the story of a family trying to survive during a total collapse of the British economy. Money is worthless, unemployment skyrockets, and food and other goods become scarce. As conditions worsen and people begin to starve, how do people react?
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John Rowe Townsend (19 May 1922 – 24 March 2014) was a British children's writer and children's literature scholar. His best-known children's novel is The Intruder, which won a 1971 Edgar Award. His best-known academic work is a reference series, Written for Children: An Outline of English Children's Literature (1965), the definitive work of its time on the subject.
Title: Noah's Castle (Puffin Books) Item Condition: used item in a very good condition. Publisher: Puffin ISBN 13: 9780140312942. Read full description. Noah's Castle by John Rowe Townsend (Paperback, 1980). Pre-owned: lowest price.
John Rowe Townsend obituary. Meanwhile, his own novels – Gumble's Yard, The Intruder (1969), Noah's Castle (1975) – were being serialised on television and winning awards. Writer who introduced the harsh realities of life into his stories for children. John Rowe Townsend, who has died aged 91, was not only a dominant figure in the academic study of children's literature, but, as the author of Gumble's Yard (1961), a seminal influence on the development of the modern children's book. The Intruder was shortlisted for the American Carnegie Medal and won the Boston Globe-Horn Book award and the Edgar award for juvenile mystery.
The coming winter was going to be a hard oneand not because of the weather. As England descends into economic chaos, sixteen-year-old Barry Mortimer's life turns upside-down when, without warning, his father moves the family from their cozy home in the city to a grim brick mansion on the outskirts of town.
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