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The Iron Man by Ted Hughes
The Iron Man starts with a clanking iron giant making
his way to the top of a cliff from where, nobody knows. Neither does anybody
know how he was made.
His insatiable appetite for metals causes him to steal tractors, threshers and digging machines from local farmers. The farmers try to capture the strange, rusty being but the Iron Man escapes from their trap.
The Iron Man becomes everyone’s favourite when
he triumphs over danger and overcomes a giant Space-Bat-Dragon-Angel from
space. In so doing he comes to be regarded as the people’s hero,
as opposed to their perception of him as a villain at the start of the