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The Chrysalids
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The Chrysalids

John Wyndham, M. John Harrison

Nuclear war has devastated the world, bringing with it a host of genetic mutations. In the bleak, primitive society that has emerged from its ruins, any sign of deviation, no matter how small, is ruthlessly rooted out and...

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The Chrysalids
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The Chrysalids

John Wyndham

In the community of Waknut it is believed mutants are the products of the Devil and must be stamped out. When David befriends a girl with a slight abnormality, he begins to understand the nature of fear and oppression. When he...

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Chocky
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Chocky

John Wyndham

Matthew's parents are worried. At eleven, he's much too old to have an imaginary friend, yet they find him talking to and arguing with a presence that even he admits is not physically there. This presence - Chocky - causes Matthew...

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The Day of the Triffids
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The Day of the Triffids

John Wyndham, Barry Langford

When Bill Masen wakes up blindfolded in hospital there is a bitter irony in his situation. Carefully removing his bandages, he realizes that he is the only person who can see. This title expresses many of the political concerns of...

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Chocky

John Wyndham

Matthew's parents are worried. At eleven, he's much too old to have an imaginary friend, yet they find him talking to and arguing with a presence that even he admits is not physically there. This presence - Chocky - causes Matthew...

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The Chrysalids: Popular Penguins
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The Chrysalids: Popular Penguins

John Wyndham

Nuclear war has devastated the world, bringing with it a host of genetic mutations. In the bleak, primitive society that has emerged from its ruins, any sign of deviation, no matter how small, is ruthlessly rooted out and...

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The Day of the Triffids: Popular Penguins
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The Day of the Triffids: Popular Penguins

John Wyndham

When Bill Masen awakes blindfolded in hospital and carefully removes his bandages, he realises he is one of the few who can see; almost everyone else has been blinded by a meteor shower. Now, with civilization in chaos, the...

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The Day of the Triffids
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The Day of the Triffids

John Wyndham, Barry Langford

The triffids are a monstrous species of stinging plant; they walk, they talk, they dominate the world. The narrator of this novel wakes up in hospital to find that, by missing the end of the world, he has survived to witness a new...

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The Day of the Triffids
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The Day of the Triffids

John Wyndham

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. But...

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The Day Of The Triffids
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The Day Of The Triffids

John Wyndham

A modern classic of a science fiction, The Day of the Triffids is the novel that invented the 'cosy catastrophe'.

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The Day of the Triffids
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The Day of the Triffids

John Wyndham

When a cosmic event renders most of the Earth's population blind, Bill Masen is one of the lucky few to retain his sight. But another menace stalks blind and sighted alike. With nobody to stop their spread the Triffids, mobile...

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The Kraken Wakes: Classic Science Fiction
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The Kraken Wakes: Classic Science Fiction

John Wyndham

It started with fireballs raining down from the sky and crashing into the oceans' deeps. Then ships began sinking mysteriously and later 'sea tanks' emerged from the deeps to claim people. This book narrates how humankind responds...

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Plan for Chaos: Classic Science Fiction
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Plan for Chaos: Classic Science Fiction

John Wyndham

In a city that could well be New York, a series of identical women are found dead in suspicious circumstances. Magazine photographer Johnny Farthing, who is reporting on the suspected murders, is chilled to discover that his...

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The Seeds of Time: Classic Science Fiction
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The Seeds of Time: Classic Science Fiction

John Wyndham

In Chronoclasm a man is pursued by his own future. We meet a robot with an overactive compassion circuit. And what happens when the citizens of the future turn the past into a giant theme park?

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Consider Her Ways: And Others
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Consider Her Ways: And Others

John Wyndham

The six stories in Consider Her Ways: And Others, the second collection of John Wyndham's short tales, continue his exploration of the science fiction staple - what if?

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The Secret People
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The Secret People

John Wyndham

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Stowaway to Mars
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Stowaway to Mars

John Wyndham

Aircraft designer Dale Currance undertakes a journey to Mars in an effort to capture the prize being offered to the first man to complete an interplanetary journey, but a female stowaway throws his plans into disarray.

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The Midwich Cuckoos: Classic Science Fiction
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The Midwich Cuckoos: Classic Science Fiction

John Wyndham

In the English village of Midwich, a silver object appears and all the inhabitants fall unconscious. A day later the object is gone and everyone awakens unharmed - except that all the women in the village are pregnant. This book...

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Trouble with Lichen: Classic Science Fiction
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Trouble with Lichen: Classic Science Fiction

John Wyndham

Francis and Diana, two scientists investigating a lichen, discover it has a remarkable property: it retards the aging process. Francis, realising the implications for the world of a youthful, wealthy elite, wants to keep it...

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The Day of the Triffids
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The Day of the Triffids

John Wyndham

The classic scifi alien invasion novel tells the suspenseful tale of the Triffid attack on Earth, which wreaks havoc across the planet as a grotesque form of plant life, harmful to humankind, terrorizes human civilization....

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