The Chrysalids by John Wyndham takes the reader to what once was the future and finds there a message all too relevant for today.
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“When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like a Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere.”
How unnerved would you be to wake up in a hospital bed one day, after eye surgery, and hear nothing but silence? 155 more words
I love, sci-fi, it is one of my favourite genres over all media, and therefore, classic sci-fi reads are high up on my “Must get to at some point in my life” list, so when I was looking for something a bit more classic to read after finishing a teen dystopia (I enjoyed it, but it didn’t add anything new to the genre), I thought this would be the perfect choice. 299 more words
My memory of the first moon landing is of staying up into the early hours to listen to the radio with my dad as Neil Armstrong made that “giant leap for mankind” at four minutes to three (Whitley Bay time) on the morning of 21 July 1969. 544 more words