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Village Of The Damned (1960 UK)

This review is dedicated to Barbara Shelley, where ever you are: a very underrated actress who deserved more high profile roles than she received. Back on November 12, 1959 to be precise, the Hertfordshire village of Letchmore Heath was invaded by a gang of film makers intent on bringing to life John Wyndham’s fantasy novel The Midwich Cuckoos. 494 more words


"The Day Of The Triffids" by John Wyndham (1951)

“When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere.”

The world at the moment seems so full of threats to our happiness, health and, frankly, sanity, that it’s almost a relief to dive into one where the problems are more unrealistic and we can go, “Well, Britain may be about to ostracise itself from the rest of the continent, a madman is a stone’s throw from taking the reins of America, and every celebrity we’ve ever loved has died, but at least we’re not being attacked by giant, carnivorous plants”. 646 more words


The Chrysalids : Your follow up to Sense 8

If you loved Wachowski brother’s ‘Sense 8’ , this could be your follow up book. This dystopian seemingly woebegone story is more coming of age than sci fi, and kinda undulate your thoughts on morality. 245 more words

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BBC Thursday - 9th of June

Oh boy, do I have a treat for you today :D. I’m so excited!!! Ok, ok…. there will be 3 links today and ALL AWESOME! 437 more words


June Book Photo Challenge Day 2


The Chrysalids by John Wyndham was my first introduction to science fiction. My mum gave me an old copy to read, and though I was only young when I read it, the story is still clear and the images still sharp. 391 more words