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The day of the triffids

Following the Earth's close encounter with a comet, a meteor shower blinds the population. Bill Masen, recovering from a vicious plant attack, is one of the few people to survive with his eyesight intact. But the world h...

The day of the triffids —Wyndham, John, 1903-1969.

When a freak cosmic event renders most of the Earth's population blind, Bill Masen is one of the lucky few to retain his sight. The London he walks is crammed with groups of men and women needing help, some ready to prey...

Village of the damned Children of the damned

Village of the damned: A shocking tale of strange, emotionless children who plot to destroy their small English village. Children of the damned: Six children that no one seems to know where they came from and when a psyc...

Trouble with lichen —Wyndham, John, 1903-1969.

Francis Saxover and Diana Brackley, two scientists investigating a rare lichen, discover it has a remarkable property: it retards the aging process. Francis, realising the implications for the world of an ever-youthful, ...

The day of the triffids —Wyndham, John, 1903-1969.
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The balance of power between man and the plant kingdom shifts and suddenly the world is dominated by monstrous stinging plants that are capable of walking and communicating.

The Midwich cuckoos, —Wyndham, John, 1903-1969.
EBook
1958

John Wyndham's 1957 book The Midwich Cuckoos is better known by the more sensational title of its two film adaptations, Village of the Damned. The story begins with Richard and Janet Gayford who have spent the night of S...

The chrysalids —Wyndham, John, 1903-1969.
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2013

The day of the triffids —Wyndham, John, 1903-1969.
EBook
1998

The Times wrote of John Wyndham's terrifying post-apocalyptic thriller The Day of the Triffids that it had, "All the reality of a vividly realized nightmare."It may best serve our purposes to tell what triffids actually ...

The day of the Triffids —Wyndham, John, 1903-1969
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
1980

Planet Earth is blinded by a cosmic meteor shower and the triffids, walking, semi-intelligent and dangerous plants, seize their opportunity to establish their dominance. The human survivors of the disaster must fight to ...

The Midwich cuckoos —Wyndham, John, 1903-1969.
Electronic Resource
2008

In the sleepy English village of Midwich, a mysterious 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 villag...

The kraken wakes —Wyndham, John, 1903-1969.
Ebook
2008

For journalists Mike and Phyllis Watson, what at first appears to be a curiosity becomes a global calamity. Helpless, they watch as humanity struggles to survive now that water--one of the compounds upon which life depen...

Chocky —Wyndham, John, 1903-1969.
Ebook
2010

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, makes ...

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