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Review Of Jack Finney's novel "Invasion of the Body Snatchers"

NOTE: This review contains spoilers, so read only if you choose to.

Ever since the 1956 black and white classic movie “Invasion of the Body Snatchers” was released certain phrases became part of everyday life for most folks.  992 more words

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November - Time and Again

So apparently, Pantomime season is crazy busy when you work in theatre production, who knew? This being my first chance to catch up with my old friend WordPress in two months, means that I may well bombard you all with two blog posts at once. 817 more words

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 My recumbent cactus

One morning a few years ago I woke up, thinking about the income tax forms I had to fill in. My day didn’t look promising but despite that my heart was singing ‘Where can I find some peace?’ (an amazing worship song by Phil Varley… 716 more words

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Invasion Of The Body Snatchers (1956 USA)

The Thing From Another World birthed the alien invader film, and the theme proved so popular it quickly became its own genre. Where most of these, especially The War of the Worlds, showed aliens arriving en masse in gigantic spaceships to obliterate humanity from the face of the Earth. 938 more words

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Week 38 and 39 - 2017

Hello my fellow book lovers! I hope you’re enjoying the weekend. I failed in Week 38 and only finished 1 book. Week 38 covers September 18 – 24, mostly because my adorable niece came for a visit (she brought her parents too). 1,022 more words

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The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney

The Body Snatchers is a 1955 science fiction novel by Jack Finney, that tells the tale of the quiet invasion of a small town in California by an alien race that perfectly mimics and replaces any human that they come in contact with. 762 more words

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