(From the publisher):
Deep in the mountains of Wale, a solitary digger disturbs the seal on an ancient tomb. In the blink of an eye, The Changes begin. Suddenly, every man, woman, and child in England develops a hatred for and an uncontrolable fear of machines, and of any other product of the Industrial Revolution.(from the publisher)
This is the third book in the trilogy as it was written, but chronologically it takes place earliest, and some sources number it as the first book in the trilogy.
Original title: The Devil's Children
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Science Fiction→ Futuristic Societies