Narrative Style: First person, chronological
Synopsis: When Matthew starts to communicate with an unseen being named Chocky, his parents are understandably worried. 503 more words
I read this book in grade 10 English. At the time, I hated it. I wasn’t reading any science fiction at that age and I didn’t get the genre. 234 more words
The Day of the Triffids (1951) by John Wyndham is a post-apocalyptic, sci-fi horror novel where mankind, with the exception of the protagonist, Bill Masen, has been blinded by a mysterious meteor shower. 43 more words
You have to applaud the sheer enthusiasm and hard work of Derby Theatre’s Youth Theatre in producing this week’s double bill.
The Willow Pattern and The Chrysalids are two stories linked by their themes of love, sacrifice and freedom and they were certainly challenging choices for the group to perform. 403 more words
Yesterday evening, the head gardener put me right on red hot pokers. As she read my post for that day she pointed out that the plants I had erroneously given this term are actually Lords and Ladies, which are the berries of an insignificant variety of arum lily. 559 more words