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Invasion of the Body Snatchers - Jack Finney
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
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On a quiet fall evening in the small, peaceful town of Mill Valley, California, Dr. Miles Bennell discovered an insidious, horrifying plot. Silently, subtly, almost imperceptibly, alien life-forms were taking over the bodies and minds of his neighbors, his friends, his family, the woman he loved... show more
On a quiet fall evening in the small, peaceful town of Mill Valley, California, Dr. Miles Bennell discovered an insidious, horrifying plot. Silently, subtly, almost imperceptibly, alien life-forms were taking over the bodies and minds of his neighbors, his friends, his family, the woman he loved -- the world as he knew it. First published in 1955, this classic thriller of the ultimate alien invasion and the triumph of the human spirit over an invisible enemy inspired three major motion pictures.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780684852584 (0684852586)
ASIN: 684852586
Publisher: Touchstone
Pages no: 216
Edition language: English
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CDRBill
CDRBill rated it
5.0 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Great story and great pace, just don't read it before bed. You may never want to go to sleep again. This book is where the term pod people comes from although it was never used in the book. Be sure to check out the skeleton scene.Hmmm.... my next door neighbors have seemed a little off lately, they ...
Kealan Patrick Burke
Kealan Patrick Burke rated it
4.0 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Creepy, classic science fiction/horror from one of the masters.
FriedEgg
FriedEgg rated it
Having not seen the film version though still having a vague idea what it was about, I was pleasantly surprised by this story. Thoroughly engaging and exciting right from the start, it is one of those books that draws you in, pulls you inexorably on and spits you out at the end.This book tells of a ...
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it
3.0
I was desperate for a talking book, and this is what I found at the library, so I listened to it. Written in 1955, it seems so unsophisticated compared to modern sci-fi/horror---almost to the point of being laughable rather than scary. But it held my interest with the exception of a few philosophi...
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