Edward Shanks

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.

  • The People of the Ruins

    By Edward Shanks

    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
    English, Unabridged