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The Day Of The Triffids

The Day Of The Triffids

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The Day Of The Triffids

by Wyndham, John

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071810093X
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9780718100933
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The Day Of The Triffids Michael Joseph Fourteenth Impression Thus. March, 1984 Wyndham, John: The Day of the Triffids, Michael Joseph, London. Original copyright 1951. Science Fiction, Horror. Original source material for the film of the same name. One of the creepiest stories you will ever read. Good/Good Price-clipped DJ. Dust jacket is black with large green and white titling and ornamentation. EX-LIB.

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The Day Of The Triffids (Michael Joseph, 1954 Reprint ) Wyndham, John: The Day of the Triffids, Michael Joseph, London. 1984. Science Fiction, Horror. Original source material for the film of the same name. One of the creepiest stories you will ever read. Good/Good Price-clipped DJ. Dust jacket is black with large green and white titling and ornamentation, rare/scarce thus. EX-LIB.

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The Day of the Triffids is a post-apocalyptic novel written in 1951 by the English science fiction author John Wyndham. Although Wyndham had already published other novels, this was the first published under the John Wyndham pen-name. It established him as an important writer, and remains his best known novel. 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: everyone else, doctors and patients alike, have been blinded by a meteor shower. Now, with civilization in chaos, the triffids - huge, venomous, large-rooted plants able to 'walk', feeding on human flesh - can have their day. The Day of the Triffids , published in 1951, expresses many of the political concerns of its time: the Cold War, the fear of biological experimentation and the man-made apocalypse. However, with its terrifyingly believable insights into the genetic modification of plants, the book is more relevant today than ever before.

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Seller's Inventory #
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Title
The Day Of The Triffids
Author
Wyndham, John
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good
Jacket Condition
Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
Fourteenth Impression Thus
ISBN 10
071810093X
ISBN 13
9780718100933
Publisher
Michael Joseph
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1984
Pages
302
Size
5 X 7 7/8
Keywords
exlib, Day of the Triffids, Sci-fi, John Wyndham, First Edition, Film history
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Mystery; Books Into Film; Performing Arts; Anglophilia; Science Fiction; Fantasy; Horror Novel; 20th Century Literature; Action & Adventure;

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