Mankind must put a stop to the dreadful destruction by the Iron Man and set a trap for him, but he cannot be kept down. Then, when a terrible monster from outer space threatens to lay waste to the planet, it is the Iron Man who finds a way to save the world.
Publisher: Faber & Faber ISBN: 9780571226122 Number of pages: 80 Weight: 83 g Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 6 mm Edition: Main
Primarily recognised as a poet, Edward (“Ted”) Hughes was one of the most important and influential writers of the Twentieth Century and a former Poet Laureate. He is remembered for collections including Crow and Remains of Elmet as well as Birthday Letters, his late record of his tempestuous marriage to fellow poet Sylvia Plath, and his children’s fable The Iron Man.
In only a rather short story, Ted Hughes managed to tell an incredibly exciting story about a young farm boy who stumbles upon a giant walking iron man terrorising the local farming community, with seemingly no origin...
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