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Time Travel Without Wormholes, Historical Fiction from Science Fiction's Golden Age #review #bookreview #history #fantasy

Jack Finney wrote some classic science fiction. I’m most familiar with his book The Body Snatchers from 1950, a Golden Age story. But I recently found one of his later paperbacks in a used book store. 664 more words

Science Fiction

One of the Them ... Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)

The Body Snatchers, a 1954 science-fiction novel by Jack Finney, has been translated to the big screen several times. Its premise of alien spores falling to earth and quickly copying and replacing people with exact duplicates was extremely timely when released in the 1950s. 294 more words

Monday Morning Scare

Friday Face Off : ‘A little soil to make it grow’

Here we are again with the Friday Face Off meme created by Books by Proxy .   This is a great opportunity to feature some of your favourite book covers.   363 more words

Book Reviews

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


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


 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