Edward Shanks (1892-1953) was an English writer, critic and poet, known for his war poems. He served in the British Army during World War I. The People of the Ruins (1920) is his best-known science-fiction novel.
Read by Steven Crossley
Shanks's post-apocalyptic novel is a pessimistic satire on Wellsian techno-utopian novels.
"Thanks to Crossley's velvety, precise delivery, this very British production is both enjoyable and accessible." - AudioFile Magazine
Released December 10, 2013