I read When the Tripods Came right after listening to the Tripod Trilogy. The prequel was good, but I expected more after reading the epic adventures..Show More » in the trilogy. I still enjoyed this book, especially how the "Trippie" cult came about and how the Masters gained control over the planet. This one definitely does not have the character development of the trilogy, and I found myself not really caring about the characters at all. William Gaminara does as good of a job as on the other three books. Have a listen to this one to complete your Tripod readings if you're a fan!
Mr. Christopher introduces science fiction to preteens with out trauma, lust or harsh violence. He accomplishes it in a well written style that draws..Show More » children in and allows them to enjoy reading.