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Re-words - The Day of The Triffids

Hi guys, I started reading The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham the other day, as I came across it at my local library. I have heard of it before, but had never read it. 537 more words

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Gaiman & Doctor Who on BBC Radio this Christmas

A new Dirk Maggs adaptation of a Neil Gaiman story and a trip behind the scenes on Doctor Who are among the genre treats coming to BBC Radio over the Christmas period. 779 more words

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Short Review: The Day of the Triffids

The Day of the Triffids

[Goodreads] When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere.’ When a freak cosmic event renders most of the Earth’s population blind, Bill Masen – one of the lucky few to keep his sight – finds himself trapped in a London jammed with sightless mobs who prey on those who can still see.

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Chocky by John Wyndham [book review] #1968club

Did you have an imaginary friend when you were a child? Apparently I did for a few months when I was about four years old. My friend sat next to me at meals, came out with us in the family car on trips to relatives and the seaside and shared playtimes with my toys. 1,135 more words

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Wyndham’s Triffid Seeds : Inspired by The Day of the Triffids

The Day of the Triffids is a 1951 post-apocalyptic novel by the English science fiction author John Wyndham. It is about a plague of blindness that befalls the entire world, allowing the rise of an aggressive species of plant. 52 more words

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Summer Book Haul!

I was supposed to be on a book ban until September but as I always, I didn’t stick to it and gave into temptation…. and bought a few books. 152 more words

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'The Day of the Triffids' by John Wyndham

One of my top three SF novels. But has it stood the test of time?

I have no idea how many time I have read ‘Day of the Triffids’ (1951), or when I first encountered it. 276 more words

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