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Ted Hughes' spine-chilling and mesmerizing tale is widely regarded as a modern classic. Mankind trembles before the destruction wrecked by the Iron Man as he devours tractors, fences and ploughs, until a terrifying monster from outer space threatens to destroy the planet, and their former enemy becomes their saviour.
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Ted Hughes was appointed Poet Laureate in 1994. His many volumes of poetry for adults include HAWK IN THE RAIN, ELMET, and MOORTOWN DIARY, and he has written widely for children, including three collections of stories, the first of which, HOW THE WHALE BECAME & OTHER STORIES, is published simultaneously in Penguin Audiobooks.Review:
"'Reckoned one of the greatest of modern fairy tales.' Observer; 'Hughes has never written more compellingly.' Robert Nye, The Times"
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Book Description Chivers Press, 2001. Soft Cover. Condition: Good. Pages: 64; Weight: 4.3oz; Size: 8.3" x 5.5" x 0.2". Ex-Library copy with stamps, stickers, pouch. Cover is rubbed and worn at the edges, lower corners of text pages are bent, otherwise clean, unmarked, tight. Ex-Library. Seller Inventory # 14247