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The Chrysalids - John Wyndham, John Whyndham
The Chrysalids
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3.00 5
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141038469 (0141038462)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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Book Ramblings
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5.0 The Chrysalids
John Wyndham is often described in rather disparaging term as the main proponent of cosy catastrophe. This based on the allegation that his protagonists tend to be English middle class white males who are not much inconvenienced by the apocalypse, somehow continuing to live it up while the rest of t...
Musings of a Bibliophile
Musings of a Bibliophile rated it
4.0 The Chrysalids
I can't review this without going "off-topic", therefore I can't review this at all, apparantly.
susanw610 rated it
In a post-apocalyptic world where anyone who deviates from the norm receives a death sentence. One young man is a deviant but not in the conventional sense. A great, great story that makes you think and finding the similarities in what you have read to today’s society. Any book that stays with you ...
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3.0 The Chrysalids
An interesting book. I can't quite figure out if it is really a four star book or a three star book. It is sort of a post-apocalyptic novel but the novel is set about two thousand years after the apocalypse and is not that concerned with the apocalypse.The first part of the book is really about opp...
Ironic Contradictions
Ironic Contradictions rated it
Having recently read John Wyndham's famous novel The Day of the Triffids, which is known more for the film adaptations, I decided to read another of Wyndham's books. The result left me very satisfied and I must conclude that Wyndham now holds a place on my (imaginary) bookshelf of favourite classic ...
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