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Day of the Triffids

John Wyndham


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PUBLISHED: 1st September 2011
ISBN: 9780143566533
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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 triffids - huge, venomous, plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh - can have their day.
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  • Paperback
    $10.14
PUBLISHED: 1st September 2011
ISBN: 9780143566533
ANNOTATION:
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 triffids - huge, venomous, plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh - can have their day.

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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 triffids - huge, venomous, plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh - can have their day.

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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 triffids - huge, venomous, plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh - can have their day. This stark vision of a desolate world infested by deadly, monstrous plants has lost none of its power to horrify.

Author Biography

John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Benyon Harris was born in 1903, the son of a barrister. He tried a number of careers including farming, law, commercial art and advertising, and started writing short stories, intended for sale, in 1925. From 1930 to 1939 he wrote short stories of various kinds under different names, almost exclusively for American publications, while also writing detective novels. During the war he was in the Civil Service and then the Army. In 1946 he went back to writing stories for publication in the USA and decided to try a modified form of science fiction, a form he called 'logical fantasy'. John Wyndham died in March 1969.

Product Details

Author
John Wyndham
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Series
Popular Penguins
Year
2011
ISBN-10
0143566539
ISBN-13
9780143566533
Format
Paperback
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Publication Date
2011-08-29
Pages
252