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Children of the Different -S.C. Flynn

“‘We’ve got to go back,’ she said.

‘Back where?’ Narrah looked shocked.

‘Into the Changeland.’

‘What? Why?’…

…’If we go back into the Changeland, perhaps we’ll find what we need while the memories are still strong.'” 974 more words

Book Reviews

Sorting through Dad's hoard, part 6: The Day of the Triffids

Dad may not have been interested in vampires and monsters, but he loved more subtle types of horror. He recommended plots and stories that could feasibly happen, and were all the more creepy for it. 1,130 more words

Review – The Chrysalids

Summary from Goodreads:

The Chrysalids is set in the future after a devastating global nuclear war. David, the young hero of the novel, lives in a tight-knit community of religious and genetic fundamentalists, always on the alert for any deviation from the norm of God’s creation. 769 more words

Book Review

A Vegan Review Of: The Day of the Triffids

I recently read John Wyndham’s most famous sci-fi novel, ‘The Day of the Triffids’. For those unfamiliar, ‘The Day of the Triffids’ follows the post-apocalyptic story of Bill Masen, one of the few humans to escape a plague of blindness. 941 more words


Books that matter: THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS

My short piece about John Wyndham’s THE DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS and its influence on my novella, BLIGHTERS, is up now on the Ginger Nuts of Horror site.

Guest Posts & Interviews

Reading Wrap-Up: August 2016

Grendel by John Gardner (My Rating: 4/5) Grendel is the story of Beowulf but from the perspective of the monster, and it’s done very well. Grendel is sympathetic, but he’s never censored. 650 more words


The Day of the Triffids

A different type of blog post today – I want to tell you about a book that inspired me as a child and still inspires me as an adult.

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