By John Christopher
Published within the usa as No Blade of Grass
At first the virus wiping out grass and vegetation is of little trouble to John Custance. It has decimated Asia, inflicting mass hunger and riots, yet Europe is secure and a counter-virus is predicted any day. other than, it seems, the governments were mendacity to their humans. while the lethal sickness hits Britain they're left by myself, and society starts off to descend into barbarism. As John and his kinfolk attempt to make it throughout nation to the security of his brother's farm in a hidden valley, their humanity is established to its very limits.