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The Chrysalids by John Wyndham

Day thirteen of Blogtober and today I’ve picked another John Wyndham book (and still not the last on my list!). I chose one that followed on the theme of children being the hope for a decimated human race, but with a slightly different take today. 145 more words

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The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

This is one of my all time favourites and I bumped it up my list of books to review this month in time for day ten of Blogtober! 261 more words

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I Recently Finished Reading: Day of the Triffids

The first thing I noticed as I was going through this book was that it’s obviously inspired a bunch of other works. I think I was still in the first chapter when I started noticing similarities to movies like… 275 more words


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

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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

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