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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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"Watch Thou For The Mutant": The Chrysalids by John Wyndham (1955)

In previous posts I have looked at The Day of the Triffids and The Kraken Wakes, both of which were set in the contemporary Britain of the 1950s,  and showed the breakdown of society when faced with an unprecedented  threat.  2,347 more words

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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

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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

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