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Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Jack Finney


A small unsuspecting town. A shared delusion. Or is it? Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a classic science fiction tale about Miles Bennett, a doctor in the seemingly normal small town of Mill Valley, California. 320 more words

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) (80 mins)

Director – Don Siegel

Starring – Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, King Donovan

Premise – A local doctor discovers that emotionless extra-terrestrial copies are slowly replacing the population within his community. 1,344 more words

8 Stars

Time and Again,by Jack Finney

Took me weeks to get halfway through this book club selection, then it finally caught fire and had an interesting second half. I see why folks like this book about time travel and romance, but the evocative location did not make up for the dragging plot and dull narrator.

Historical Fiction

Science Fiction Friday: Jack Finney “The Third Level”

Before you say, I don’t know who Jack Finney is, does Invasion of the Body Snatchers ring any bells?

It’s arguably his best work but Finney is just as well known for his short fiction of the thriller and science fiction kind. 395 more words

Science Fiction

Gimme 5: TBR Books I Can't Wait to Read

I’m sure I’ve mentioned several times now that I moved to a new apartment recently. I hate packing, especially because I own so many books. For me, books are always the first things packed and the first unpacked. 503 more words

Gimme 5

Le Voyage de Simon Morley

Tout juste paru, Le Voyage de Simon Morley (Time and Again)de Jack Finney, dans la collection Lunes d’encre des éditions Denoël. 234 more words

General Edition

The Love Letter (1959) by Jack Finney


Another of Finney’s sweet, nostalgic yarns, this time about a young man in 1959 Brooklyn who buys an antique desk and finds inside a love letter written by a young lady in 1882. 18 more words

Short Stories