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Marie's Reading: "Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Stories That Scared Even Me"

Expect to see this one again next Halloween.  Alfred Hitchcock presents: Stories That Scared Even Me.

I picked this up on a whim because I’m a sucker for creepy short stories, particularly those from the 1950’s and 1960’s.  165 more words

Book Reviews

John Wyndham&Lucas Parkes/The Outward Urge


John Wyndham & Lucas Parkes/ The Outward Urge
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THE SPACE-STATION

A.D. 1994
Ticker Troon emerged from his final interview filled with an emulsion of astonishment, elation, respect, and conviction that he needed refreshment. 366 more words

The Chrysalids - John Wyndham

I decided to reread The Chrysalids after finding it at a garage sale this summer. I read it in high school and hated every second of it. 263 more words

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The Midwich Cuckoos: John Wyndham

★★★½

This is one of the books, like The Stepford Wives or Rosemary’s Baby, that has become an icon of popular culture: even if you haven’t read it, or seen the related films, you know the basic premise. 696 more words

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The golden-eyed Children: The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham (1957)

After the post-nuclear war landscape of The Chrysalids John Wyndham’s  fourth novel, The Midwich Cuckoos,  was a return to familiar (though  as we shall see unsettling) territory, a possible alien invasion of  the world. 1,493 more words

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Sorting through Dad's hoard #7: The Midwich Cuckoos

Dad spoiled the ending of this book long before I ever got around to reading it. And I’m going to spoil it for you too, … 1,647 more words

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The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham


I’m continuing along a John Wyndham theme for day fourteen of Blogtober with The Midwich Cuckoos. Otherwise known as The Village of the Damned in the film versions, it’s one of my favourite sci-fi books. 156 more words

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